SRC's Johan Rockström appointed director at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
A unique opportunity for EAT to expand scientific collaboration to leading center for climate change and sustainability research.
WWF's Jason Clay Appointed to EAT's Board of Trustees
OSLO, February 22 2018 - EAT has today announced the appointment of Jason Clay to its Board of Trustees. Clay is a senior vice president at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and has an extensive career spanning civil society, agriculture, government and academia.
EAT at the World Urban Forum 2018
How Can Cities Ensure Healthy and Sustainable Diets for Children?
World Urban Forum 2018, Kuala Lumpur: We are seeing growing attention on the importance of healthy and sustainable food systems, but the dietary needs of children have not been given sufficient attention in this discourse. There is a great opportunity to align the health, sustainability, and child diets agendas in the urban context.
Chief Executive Officer Announcement
WHO’s Alessandro Demaio Appointed CEO of EAT
EAT is pleased to announce the appointment of Alessandro Demaio, MD, MPH, PhD, as its new chief executive officer. Currently a Medical Officer at the World Health Organization, Demaio will assume his role on April 16th, 2018.
Are you our new Head of International Policy?
EAT Foundation is a small organization with an outsized impact that is playing a central role in placing food, health and sustainability on the international agenda. We’re growing rapidly and we’re now looking for a Head of International Policy to drive our policy work in the international space.
EAT IN THE NEWS
We have to break out of our silo mentality to fix our broken food systems, Gunhild Stordalen tells CNN
Gunhild A. Stordalen, President and Founder of EAT Foundation, sat down with CNN’s Desi Anwar to discuss the pressing issues facing our broken food systems and the need for cross-sectoral collaboration to solve the challenge of feeding a growing world population a healthy and sustainable diet.
Dr. Sandro Demaio at #EATAPAC
Ending malnutrition in all its forms
One of the most photographed subjects published on social media is our food. How has something so powerful and nourishing become such a challenge? Dr. Sandro Demaio from the WHO explains that much of the planet is living with the double burden of malnutrition and obesity. Dr. Demaio links these problems to the commoditization of food and explains how our interconnected health and food problems can conversely be solved by food itself.
Anita Nirody, UNDP at #EATAPAC
Getting it right on the SDGs: Lessons from Asia Pacific
Anita Nirody, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Indonesia outlines successes from the Asia-Pacific region in progressing towards the SDGs. By actively integrating the SDGs into national plans, policies and establishing frameworks to measure progress towards the goals, results have been swift.
Are you our new Policy Coordinator?
EAT Foundation is a small organization with an outsized impact that is playing a central role in placing food, health and sustainability on the international agenda. We’re growing rapidly and we’re now looking for a Policy Coordinator to drive our policy work.
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