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Resources CoP Markets, Supply Chains & Nutritious foods
May 29, 2020Knowledge activity
Resources CoP Markets, Supply Chains & Nutritious foods
Theme: CoP Markets, Supply Chains & Nutritious foods

During the online meetings, members of the CoP Markets, Value Chains & Nutritious foods refer to several documents and information, which will regularly be added to the resources list in this post. »

First call CoP Markets, Supply Chains and Nutritious foods - May 18, 2020
May 29, 2020Knowledge activity
First call CoP Markets, Supply Chains and Nutritious foods – May 18, 2020
Theme: CoP Markets, Supply Chains & Nutritious foods

The scope of this Food security and COVID-19 CoP is “food value chains from farm to fork, including nutritious foods and reaching the most vulnerable”. In the first CoP call, three potential areas for collaboration were identified: implementation in the field; Policy/advocacy/governance; and Knowledge sharing. »

Rapid appraisal of food system risks with Covid-19 measures: Voices from the field
April 30, 2020Study
Rapid appraisal of food system risks with Covid-19 measures: Voices from the field
Theme: Food security and COVID-19

Understanding the vulnerabilities of local food systems is a key priority as the world is gaining more knowledge and information of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our food systems. A rapid appraisal carried out by Wageningen University and Research contributes to this emerging understanding of Covid-19 impacts, specifically on perceived Covid-19 control measures and their potential effect on local food systems. »

April 15, 2020Knowledge Portal
Food safety and nutrition for low-income urbanities: Exploring a social justice dilemma in consumption policy

This study investigates how retail policies driven by food safety impact the diets of the urban poor in Hanoi, Vietnam. From both time–spatial and quality–affordability perspectives, supermarkets do not contribute to more healthy diets for low-income urbanites. Distance to supermarkets did not change shopping practices. »

Measuring the Food Environment
April 14, 2020Knowledge activity
Measuring the Food Environment
Theme: Nutrition Security

As a follow-up to the food systems consultations held in Ethiopia and Bangladesh, the CGIAR research flagship Food Systems for Healthier Diets (FSHD), led by WUR and part of A4NH, hosted a “Food Environment” workshop with CGIAR partners in Ethiopia November, 2019. The workshop aimed to explore the concept of food environment and related research. »

What's next for CGIAR?
February 17, 2020Expert opinion
What’s next for CGIAR?

CGIAR with its 15 research institutions around the world, mostly Global South, is on a reform path. Some old hands will smile, again? Yes, again. Some institutional reform gurus will applaud: you should never stop renewing and reinventing yourself. Wijnand van IJssel sheds his light on the complete overhaul to “One CGIAR”. »