UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment: The True Cost of Food
Agrifood systems provide significant benefits to society, but they also contribute to climate change, natural resource degradation, and health issues. During the session, panelists delved into strategies for addressing the hidden costs associated with food systems, estimated to be 12 to 17 trillion USD annually. The discussion centered on integrating these hidden costs into decision-making frameworks, aiming to augment the societal value derived from food systems.
They explored the TCA approach to foster economic, social, and environmental sustainability within agrifood systems. This method advocates for reshaping these systems, promoting accessible and nourishing diets while upholding ecological boundaries.
Organized by: Food and Agriculture Organization, International Fund for Agricultural Development, World Food Programme, UN Environment Programme, World Health Organization
Timezone - Europe/Rome