Achieving healthy and sustainable diets

Published November 16, 2017

Jakarta, #EATapac - Dr. Brent Loken gives a preview of the EAT-Lancet Commission and explores the question of how we can feed 9.5 million people a healthy and sustainable diet by 2050.

The Commission will present its results in The Lancet in 2018, outlining actions to support and speed up food system transformation, contributing to achieving the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

«It's time to stop talking about the problems, it's time to turn words into action. If we get it right on food, we can get it right on everything else» Dr. Brent Loken

See the talk from the EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum in Jakarta, October 2017 here:

Brent is an interdisciplinary scientist, conservation scientist, social entrepreneur and Science Liaison Officer at the EAT Foundation. For the past 20 years, he has been involved in coordinating, building, and organizing large projects and teams in various contexts around the world. Most recently as Executive Director and co-founder of the NGO Integrated Conservation. He has published a number of research papers, many of which have been featured in outlets such as National Geographic, Scientific American and CNN. Brent has experience working with diverse stakeholders including government officials, businesses, scientists, local communities and the media. Brent has a PhD in Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University in Canada.