The Good Food Finance Network
(GFFN) is a coalition of organizations that aim to accelerate the flow of capital towards sustainable food systems, coordinated and convened by the UN Environment Programme, EAT, Food Systems for the Future, Access to Nutrition Initiative, and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. GFFN is hosting the Second Annual Good Food Finance Week
(GFFW) April 24 – 28 2023 which will include a series of virtual sessions aiming to bring together leaders in the food and finance industries to discuss the latest trends and innovations in financing sustainable food systems.
The week-long event will provide a platform for attendees to learn about the latest developments in financing food systems and explore opportunities for investment and collaboration. Featured sessions will include keynote speakers, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.
On Tuesday 25th
April, the GFFWeek will host a session on Public Finance: Financing Food Security and Food Systems Transformation
, organized by GFFN core partner Food Systems for the Future, with the support of the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) and the FAIRR Initiative. This session will highlight opportunities for public and private actors to work better together towards good food finance, with a view to making nutritious food affordable and accessible, improve fiscal resilience, and promote long-term sustainable socio-economic growth. This session will:
- Present the findings of the blog on Good Food System Transition: Repurposing agricultural support to promote fiscal resilience, human and planetary health (read here).
- Introduce the Innovative Collaborative Funding Model as a funding mechanism for food systems transformation.
- Discuss with public and private stakeholders the opportunities to repurpose public and development expenditure and leverage private financial flows by de-risking sustainable food systems financing.
Public Finance: Financing Food Security and Food Systems Transformation
Virtual, during the Good Food Finance Week