Sustainable Food Laboratory


Bahamas , Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United Republic of Tanzania, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Antiqua and Barbuda

ACP Regions

Caribbean, Africa

Type of Stakeholder

Private Sector, Producer & Commodity Association, NGO & CSO


(1) Global Network for sharing expertise and learning and forming food system partnerships; (2) designing and testing new ideas through the implementation of pilot projects that aim to shift the "mainstream food system to a more sustainable path", working


During the period 2009-2010, the Sustainable Food Laboratory and its partners will develop key impact indicators aimed at describing and measuring sustainability, and analyse which actions are needed to address gaps in the sustainability of food systems that go beyond the existing market initiatives.




The consortium comprises 70 food industry enterprises, development partners and producer organizations from around the globe. Business members are, for example, Unilever, Netherlands and USA; Starbucks, USA; Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, USA; Flamingo


c/o Sustainability Institute 3 Linden Road, Hartland, VT 05048 USA

Phone Number


Representative's Name

Hal Hamilton



Representative's contact

Representative's Name

Don Seville



Representative's contact


association, Africa-East, Africa-South, Africa-West, farmer organization, inspection, partnership, private sector, Starbucks, sustainability, supply chain

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