The 2021 UN Food Systems Summit is a historic opportunity to fix our broken food systems. But what is it?, when is it? and why does it really, really, matter?
Join us for an open discussion with Q&A format to find out what’s happening at the summit and how you can play a role in transforming how we produce and consume food and meeting the challenges of climate change.
Date: Thurs Feb 11th, 2021
Duration: 40 minutes
Discussion and Q&A
Format: online registration via Zoom
- Olive Towey, Senior Policy Advisor on Hunger, Concern Worldwide
- Sophie Healy-Thow, host of Midday Snackbox podcast and University College Cork food activist
Of interest to consumption activists, waste campaigners, food justice campaigners, chefs, home economics teachers and more!
- Hungry for change: An open letter to African governments by Agnes Kalibata on Mail and Guardian, South Africa
- Food systems “game changers”: reflections so far by Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director of GAIN and Chair of the UN Food Systems Summit’s Action Track 1
- 10 Myths About Global Waste by developmenteducation.ie
A lunchtime briefing event brought to you by developmenteducation.ie and Concern Worldwide
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