Farm Gate: Do we need an IPCC for food?

This year’s UN Food Systems Summit is being seen by many as an opportunity to define the future of food. The summit may also be the launch pad for a new science & policy interface – what’s being described as an ‘IPCC for Food’. But do we really need an IPCC for Food? Shouldn’t we simply better fund and better utilise the mechanisms we already have?

ffinlo Costain is joined by food systems experts from IPES Food. Jennifer Clapp, from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, is part of the UN’s High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition. Molly Anderson is a specialist in hunger, food systems, and multi-actor collaborations for sustainability from Middlebury College in Vermont, USA. Produced by Farmwel.

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