PUBLIC EVENT (TURIN): Making sustainable food policies a reality: from the Local to the European level

06 Jul 2017

PUBLIC EVENT ORGANIZED BY IPES-FOOD & IUC TORINO: 13 July, 6.15pm, Circolo dei lettori Torino, Via Bogino 9

European citizens may have some choice when it comes to the food they put into their shopping baskets, but they have not chosen the food systems that serve up that food. There is currently no EU ‘food policy’. What we eat is shaped by disconnected policies in different areas (agriculture, food safety, trade, environment) and at different levels (EU, national, local), with minimal participation among the general public.


NEW REPORT: What makes urban food policy happen

12 Jun 2017

(Brussels / Stockholm: 12th June) Cities are rising as powerful agents in the world of food, says a new report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food), and they are finding innovative ways to put in place policies that take on challenges in global food systems.


IPES-Food debates agroecological alternatives with Italian Foreign Ministry and Rome-based agencies at high-level Rome meeting

19 May 2017

(19.05.2017) A transition from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems was at the top of the agenda this week at a high-level meeting co-organized by IPES-Food and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Rome, 18 May).


Aligning trade with sustainable development: Brussels round-table traces out steps towards integrated sustainable food policy

04 May 2017

Policymakers came together on Tuesday May 2 with scientists, civil society groups and food and farming industry representatives to debate the role of trade in the sustainable food systems of the future.