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Global Food Security

Food systems for delivering nutritious and sustainable diets: Perspectives from the global network of science academies

Claudia Canales Holzeis, Robin Fears, Paul J. Moughan, Tim G. Benton, Sheryl L. Hendriks, Michael Clegg, Volker ter Meulen, Joachim von Braun

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2019.05.002 

  • Perspectives piece based on the Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture (FNSA) project of the InterAcademy Partnership.
  • Key challenges and opportunities for science, technology and innovation (STI) to improve global FNSA discussed.
  • Analysis follows a food systems’ approach, framed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • STI can advance the elements of the food system to support the achievement of multiple, potentially competing SDGs.
  • The establishment of a comprehensive global research system on food, nutrition and agriculture is proposed.
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