Global challenges of food insecurity and malnutrition - driven by climate, biodiversity and socio-economic crises and conflicts - require urgent and collective action and coordination among multiple actors, including city, subnational, and national governments, along with civil society, academia, and the private sector. The recent Side Event that...
Following the UN Food Systems Summit 2021, more than 120 countries have been engaging stakeholders to translate the national pathways into concrete...
A Video Interview with Dr. Corinna Hawkes, FAO Director of Food Systems and Food Safety from the Brussels Urban Summit
The resilience of our food system is being pushed to the absolute limits,” said Corinna Hawkes, Director for food systems at FAO during the session on Urban food policies for a sustainable and just future at the Brussels Urban Summit. “And we know from our personal lives that when we’re...
Food Systems for Shared Prosperity: Achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable economic prosperity in food systems and rural development
Improving environment, society and health while also generating shared economic prosperity is a significant challenge in agrifood systems. Despite the immense benefits provided by agrifood systems, many, particularly the poorest and the traditionally marginalized groups, do not share in this prosperity. Trade, agribusiness, and investment in productivity are some of the...
The UN Food Systems Summit+2 should be a moment of solidarity between nations: FAO Food Systems Director, Interview with Corinna Hawkes, Director of the FAO Division of Food Systems and Food Safety
The FAO newsroom published an interview with Dr. Corinna Hawkes, Director of the Food Systems and Food Safety Division, FAO ahead of the UNFSS + 2 summit taking place 24-27 July 2023 in FAO headquarters in Rome.