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UN Food Systems Summit 2021

Generating momentum to help countries unleash the benefits of #foodsystems for all. Expanding knowledge and encouraging dialogue; retweets β‰  endorsements.

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3.2 billion people live in agricultural areas with severe water constraints which is threatening #FoodSecurity. πŸ’§

πŸ“„ A new report by @FAO estimates the pervasiveness of water scarcity & provides guidance on how countries can overcome water shortages. πŸ‘‡

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Final call! Join today's @FoodSystems Summit Action Track 5 Public Forum with @ICCCAD @ClubOfRome @SUNCSN @WFP for a dialogue on how to ensure functioning #FoodSystems in conflict or disaster areas

πŸ• 2:30pm CET
πŸ‘‰ Via FB Live:

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Replying to @UNEP: "Biodiversity is not just cute and charismatic wildlife; it is the living, breathing web of life." - @antonioguterres

To protect…

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"Biodiversity is not just cute and charismatic wildlife; it is the living, breathing web of life." - @antonioguterres

To protect it we need to:
Restore degraded habitats 🌱

End the illegal wildlife trade 🚫

Strengthen biodiversity laws & policies πŸ›οΈ


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Action Track 3 focuses on nature-positive production systems to secure healthy and nutritious food for the 🌎

REGISTER NOW for the @FoodSystems Summit Action Track 3 Public Forum with @WWF @UNFCCC @afgfiji & @UNCCD πŸ‘‡

πŸ“… 10 Dec
πŸ•‘ 2pm CET

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Replying to @FAONewYork: ❝ With around 80% of the world’s extreme poor living in rural areas, most of whom dependent on agriculture and food systems…

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πŸŒ€ πŸ—£οΈ The #RaceToZero climate dialogues by @UNFCCC - which included sustainable #FoodSystems - concluded earlier this month.

Read a summary of the key takeaways from the talks in @IISD_news πŸ‘‡

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Quoted @WFP

Thanks @GooglePlay for naming WFP’s fundraising app @Sharethemealorg one of the Best Apps for Good of 2020.

Get the #ShareTheMeal app to feed a child with just a tap on your phone.πŸ’›πŸœ

Find out more πŸ‘‰ #GooglePlayBestOf

Big congratulations to @Sharethemealorg, @WFP’s fundraising app, for being named among the β€œBest Apps for Good” of 2020 by @GooglePlay and awarded β€œTrend of the Year: Making a Difference” by @AppStore! πŸŽ‰

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Action Track 5 aims to ensure that #FoodSystems in conflict & disaster areas bring

🍲 Food security
πŸ… Nutrition
πŸ’Ό Equitable livelihoods

JOIN tomorrow's @FoodSystems Summit Action Track 5 Public Forum with @ICCCAD @ClubOfRome @SUNCSN @WFP

πŸ• 2:30pm CET

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Undernutrition & obesity can undermine the efficacy of #covid19 vaccines, according to @ShenggenFan of @CGIAR πŸ’‰

β€œThe so-called global syndemic of obesity and undernutrition requires a radical, holistic look at our #FoodSystems” he writes in @Telegraph πŸ‘‡

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πŸ‘¨β€πŸŒΎ #DYK 18 crops make up 65% of the world’s calorific intake?

A @UCL study has found harvests of key crops would fall if temperatures increased by just 1C.

More via @thinink in @TRF_Stories πŸ‘‡

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Quoted @UTokyo_forum

【Introduction of Panelists】
β€œPanel Discussion #3” 21:00- on Dec. 4

β– Agnes Kalibata,
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the 2021 Food Systems Summit


Tune into @Agnes_Kalibata’s session on β€œGlobal Commons Stewardship in Practice” at the @UTokyo_forum, bringing together academia, government, business & NPOs from all over the 🌍

πŸ•˜ 8:55pm JST / 12:55pm CET / 6:55am EST
πŸ“… 4 Dec

#FoodSystems #SDGs

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πŸ“£ REGISTER NOW for @FoodSystems Summit Action Track 2 Public Forum, hosted by @EATforum @Krishak_Samaj @ThisIsZeroHour & @WHO!

πŸ—“ Wed 9 Dec
πŸ• 1 - 3pm CET
πŸ—£οΈ @G_stordalen @Branca59 @venoir @y_kakabadse @Ajayvirjakhar @lanaweid @CSIRO + more

Sign up πŸ‘‡

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❝ With around 80% of the world’s extreme poor living in rural areas, most of whom dependent on agriculture and food systems for their livelihoods, addressing #RuralPoverty has always been critical to sustainable development. ❞

#SDG1 #NoPoverty

πŸ‘ our moderator πŸ‘

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πŸ’§ 🌱 According to research from @uni_copenhagen, too little vegetation is sprouting up from rain in developing nations, whereas the opposite is happening in wealthier ones.

This could lead to strained #FoodSystems & #FoodShortages.

Via @ScienceDaily πŸ‘‡

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πŸ“±πŸ… Unlocking information on the nutrition in our #FoodSystems could help inform better diets & support Action Track 1 - ensuring safe & nutritious food for all.

Read more about how better data can aid nutrition via @gshewma in @Forbes.


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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³ @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres's will address the @Columbia University World Leaders Forum today on "The State of the Planet" – be sure to tune in via @UNWebTV!

πŸ•£ 8:45am EST / 2:45pm CET
πŸ—£οΈ @LEE_BOLLINGER @moraymo

πŸ“Ί Watch live:

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πŸ“„ In a recent report from the @UN_SPExperts, @RelatorDd warns that #Covid19 is threatening #IndigenousPeoples’ #FoodSystems, which are vital to many peoples’ physical, cultural & spiritual health

Read more at @FoodTank πŸ‘‡

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A @FoodSystems Independent #SummitDialogue offers an opportunity for all citizens to engage directly in proposing pathways towards sustainable #foodsystems. If you want to convene one then join us for tmrw's training session:

πŸ—“ Dec 2 & 9
Register here πŸ‘‰

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"We're focusing on people & solutions."

@UN Deputy Secretary-General @AminaJMohammed discusses with youth advocate @MarieClaireGraf how the @FoodSystems Summit will actively involve young people – watch in full here! πŸ‘‡

#FoodSystemsHero @RealFoodSystems

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Up next this Friday – join the @FoodSystems Summit Action Track 5 Public Forum with @ICCCAD @ClubOfRome @SUNCSN & @WFP, exploring how to ensure the functionality of sustainable #FoodSystems in conflict & disaster-prone areas

πŸ• 2:30pm - 4:30pm CET

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Everyone around the 🌍 should have access to food that is:

πŸ₯— Healthy
βš–οΈ Sufficient
πŸ’° Affordable
πŸ“ Local
🍏 Nutritious

SHARE and tell us what a strong #foodsystem means to you πŸ—£οΈ

JOIN US & become a #FoodSystemsHero today! πŸ‘‰

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