Agroecology must not be reduced to specific technologies - IPES-Food contribution to HLPE e-consultation

16 Nov 2017

(15 November 2017) Agroecology must be considered as a cohesive system and a set of guiding principles for redesigning food and farming systems - not an itemised set of technologies. 

This was the message from IPES-Food as the panel responded to the e-consultation on an upcoming report of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), entitled: 'Agroecological approaches and other innovations for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food security and nutrition'.

Read the full contribution here.


NEW REPORT: ‘Too big to feed us’ - Expert panel sounds the alarm on mega-mergers and calls for urgent review

12 Oct 2017

(13th October – Rome) Dominant agri-food firms have become too big to feed humanity sustainably, too big to operate on equitable terms with other food system actors, and too big to drive the types of innovation we need.


NEW REPORT: ‘An overwhelming case for action’ - expert panel identifies unacceptable toll of food and farming systems on human health

09 Oct 2017

(9th October - Rome) Industrial food and farming systems are making people sick in a variety of ways, and are generating staggering human and economic costs - according to a major new report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food).


Addressing health impacts and mega-mergers: launch of two new reports at UN food security summit (CFS)

03 Oct 2017

(03.10.2017) Two major reports will be launched by IPES-Food next week, addressing two of the most pressing issues in global food systems: the impacts of food and farming systems on human health, and the effects of mega-mergers in the agri-food industry.