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Young Innovators Are Changing The Food System

Entrepreneur Shafinaz Hossein on Engaging Young Innovators to Fix the Food System

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Asia-Pacific Brings Words Into Action

One year ago, the EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum was held for the first time in Jakarta. 63 speakers and delegates across science, policy, business, farming and civil society gathered to find ways to feed a healthy and sustainable diet to a growing population.

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We Don’t Have to Choose Between The Environment and Human Development

Unfortunately, many have come to accept the idea of a stalemate between environmental conservation and human development as a given. A new study by The Nature Conservancy, the University of Minnesota and 11 other leading organizations, suggests that this does not have to be the case.

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New Technology Alone is Not Enough, We Need Behavior Change, Says Farmer

Increased food production won’t solve our problems; changing our habits will, says Indian farmer and government adviser, Ajay Vir Jakhar.

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Stubborn Optimism is Key to Success, Says Climate Leader

The woman who oversaw the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate says it all starts with stubborn optimism.

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Why Trash is For Tossers

Lauren Singer explains how it’s possible to live a zero-waste lifestyle.

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Get it Right on Food, Get it Right on People, Planet and Prosperity

Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank, urges for the need to bring together communities that normally don’t get together.

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Make it Fun, Make it Easy, Make it Popular

Changing the culture is key to making healthy and sustainable eating part of the new normal, says Howard Frumkin of the Wellcome Trust.

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Guessing Less Can Save 3 Billion Salmon, 75 Million Cows and 3.7 Trillion Apples

Nestlé’s Michiel Kernkamp wants to take the guesswork out of consuming food.

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How Chile Took on Kinder Eggs and Tony the Tiger to Fight Obesity

Senator Guido Girardi isn't done battling the food industry in Chile.

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Time to Go Onward and Upward

Final reflections from the 2018 EAT Stockholm Food Forum.

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Food Is a Force for `Peace,’ Says Norway’s Crown Prince

Food is about more than nutrition for the body. It’s also a powerful tool that can transform people's lives, says Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon.

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We Can’t Give Up, Says FoodFresh Co-Founder

The four young entrepreneurs behind FoodFresh are turning a major problem into an opportunity.

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What is Good Food, Asks Chef Who Cooked Obama’s First State Dinner

Marcus Samuelsson cooked former President Barack Obama’s first state dinner and runs top restaurants across the world, but is still asking himself what good food is.

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Investors Are Missing Out on Healthy Food Profits, Chef Says

Healthy food isn’t expensive because it's healthy, but because there's been a lack of investments in bringing it to the broad public.

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The Secret Ingredients of the Nordic Food Approach

In terms of concrete action, what have we learned at #EATforum18 that we can take back home, asks Dagfinn Høybråten.

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A Family of Food Transformers

It's on! EAT founder Gunhild A. Stordalen kicked off the 5th annual Stockholm Food Forum encouraging all parts of the food chain to come together, like a family for dinner. See and read the entire speech here!

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How Can New Technology Save Our Food System?

Panel on translating technology into action and food system change.

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Sweden’s Lövin Calls for ‘Revolution’ to Transform Global Food System

Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin said we need nothing less than a revolution to transform our global food system.

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Urgent Action Needed in Two Areas, Dr. Tedros of WHO Tells EAT Forum

The Decade of Action on Nutrition is an important opportunity to create a global movement to improve nutrition and increase the availability of nutritious food, the WHO Director-General says.

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EAT is a non-profit startup dedicated to transforming our global food system through sound science, impatient disruption and novel partnerships.

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Healthy Diets From Sustainable Food Systems

The EAT-Lancet Commission, comprised of over 30 international experts from 22 scientific organizations, is working to synthesize the best available evidence and provide universal guidance for healthy diets and global targets for sustainable food systems. These dietary and environmental boundaries define the safe operating space for food systems.

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EAT Annual Review 2017

EAT's first annual report showcases the many achievements of our incredible network of partners and dedicated EAT team.

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The 50 Plant-Forward Chefs to Watch

This is a must-know global list of 50 chefs and restaurants who are advancing plant-forward food choices—each in their own way—and providing inspiration for change.