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 created by 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

Small-scale processing toolkits for nutritious foods

Processing and packaging

Tools and toolkits that let individuals process nutritious foods and thereby increase food security and reduce food losses.

Non-organismal soil supplements and additives

Agricultural inputs and primary production practices

Soil additives optimize water use, improve plant growth and enhance crop yields

Optimised irrigation systems

Agricultural inputs and primary production practices

Optimized irrgiation to reduce water usage while ensuring food availiblity

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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

Scaling up the contribution of SMEs to nutrition

Conference / Webinar / Forum

Putting gender at the heart of climate security

Conference / Webinar / Forum

Nutrition for Growth Summit

Event