Developing sustainable food value chains - Practical guidance for systems-based analysis and design
This brief outlines a rigorous and standardized approach for value chain analysis and design, taking a systems perspective to analyse and influence the behaviour and performance of value chain actors influenced by a complex environment. The brief also covers the design of upgrading strategies and associated development plans, based on the identification of root causes of value chain bottlenecks and using a participatory and multistakeholder approach. The brief is primarily based on FAO’s Sustainable Food Value Chain (SFVC) framework which promotes a systems-based development of agrifood value chains that are economically, socially and environmentally sustainable, as well as resilient to...
Green growth: strategies and actions to shift towards sustainable agrifood systems in the Mediterranean region
During this webinar, organized by the SFS-MED Platform and held on 12 September 2023, stakeholders from across the Mediterranean shared knowledge and concrete experiences about the challenges and opportunities in greening agrifood systems in the Mediterranean region...
[VIDEO] - SFS-MED Webinar 6: Green growth for sustainable agrifood systems in the Mediterranean region
The sixth episode of the SFS-MED Webinar series brought together representatives from governments, agri-food enterprises, researchers, international organizations and civil society to raise awareness and promote dialogue on the challenges and opportunities in greening agrifood systems in the Mediterranean region...
Exploring catalytic levers, inspiring stories and common solutions for transformation...
This publication reflects the outcomes of the webinar organized by the SFS-MED Platform on 5 June 2023. During the webinar stakeholders from across the Mediterranean shared knowledge and concrete experiences about the role that multiple stakeholders can play in promoting the effective participation of women to greener, more sustainable and more resilient agrifood systems in the Mediterranean.
[VIDEO] - SFS-MED Webinar 5: Women as key players in greening Mediterranean food systems: drivers and challenges;
Fifth technical webinar organized by the SFS-MED Platform about the levers for food systems transformation. This session addresses the question: how can the greening of Mediterranean food systems be a driver for women's equal participation?
What is the role of cities in transforming food systems?
Podcast: The power of agrifood systems
Tune in to the FAO talks podcast with Corinna Hawkes, Director of FAO’s Division of Food Systems and Food Safety, to look at how agrifood systems play vital roles in our lives, ensuring our health and wellbeing, and make a major impact on the environment.
Urbanization, agrifood systems transformation and healthy diets across the rural–urban continuum...
Multi-stakeholder collaboration is an important process that can serve as a tool and strategy to solve complex issues and problems such as transforming national food systems towards more sustainable outcomes. This guide aims to support stakeholders working at all levels of the food system in the implementation of actions to transform their food systems. Centered on 5 building blocks underpinning successful multi-stakeholder collaboration for food systems transformation, the guide uses these constructions to illustrate ingredients of the process and show the interconnectedness of the steps needed to be successful...