Description
Collaboration space for
SMEs
start-ups
students
researchers
policy-makers
businesses
NGOs

Let's build innovative food system solutions together

About the portal

Explore and contribute to the IFSS portal and connect to the global community working to ensure sustainable and resilient food systems that provide affordable, safe and nutritious diets for the growing global population on a healthy planet.

Join entrepreneurs, food producers, researchers, policy makers, businesses, students, NGOs, investors, and others to explore food system solutions, connect with funding, learn about upcoming events and opportunities, and access resources and tools that move solutions towards uptake and impact.

Building on interest and momentum leading up to the UN Food System Summit and other global initiatives in 2021,  the portal rises to the challenge of bringing a wide range of key food system actors together around innovative solutions and meets the specific demand of helping to move ideas towards actions by 2030.

Recently added solutions

Regenerative Agricultural Practices

Agricultural inputs and primary production practices

Agricultural practices aimed at improving soil health and restoring soil ecosystems to mitigate climate change while bringing about greater crop yields.

Seawater Greenhouses

Agricultural inputs and primary production practices

Using sunlight and seawater in order to provide ideal growing conditions for crops in hot and dry coastal regions

Mushroom mycelia for protein

Agricultural inputs and primary production practices

Highly functional, inexpensive mushroom mycelia protein efficiently grown on organic waste

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From the portal community

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a massive (negative) shock to food systems, but we need a positive shock at least ten times larger to get the Sustainable Development Goal 2 - Zero Hunger - on track and safeguard our planet. The IFSS portal has been created to help us get these transformative processes started BEFORE it is too late.

Author
- Saul Morris, Director of Programme Services at GAIN
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This initiative is democratizing access to information about game changing innovative solutions at a critical time. The IFSS portal serves as a rich source of inspiration as well as a catalyst to connect people across the food system to engage with each other to move toward action to solve pressing problems together.

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- Fabrice DeClerck, Science Director, EAT Foundation, Senior Scientist, the Alliance of Bioversity International-CIAT
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There is no silver bullet that will help us address global food challenges. We know that systemic challenges to the agri-food supply chains are complex. With a long-term view, tools that empower bottom-up approaches invite a rich exchange of ideas from stakeholders, researchers, and practitioners.

Author
- Chris Barrett, the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management (Dyson) and Cornell Atkinson Fellow

Upcoming opportunities

Sustainable food systems: Nature positive food systems for a healthy planet & healthy people

Conference / Webinar / Forum

Maharashtra Startup Week

Innovation Challenge or Contest

UN Food Systems Summit

Conference / Webinar / Forum