As systems change becomes more urgent, so does the question of who has the power to shift systems. Does it lie with powerful insiders and institutions, or activists and social movements? Where does the power to initiate change come from and how can hard and soft power be harnessed together to shift a system? In … Continue reading The Power to Shift a System
This November, following the COP26 Summit, WWF-UK and How To Academy will join forces to present a series of virtual events inviting you to learn more about the climate crisis and the steps you can take to make a positive impact on nature as part of your everyday life. The climate crisis is not an abstract problem … Continue reading How To Change the Future of Our Food
How do we change eating habits? Do you want to learn more about the guidelines and tools that can address both nutrition and environmental sustainability? Join the Nordic Council of Ministers for an interactive discussion in the lead up to the UN Food Systems Summit 2021. We’re counting down to the launch of the 2022 … Continue reading From science and guidelines to food system transformation
From 14-18 October, I will be attending the 46th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS46) in Rome. For me, the highlight of CFS46 is our side-event on obesogenic environments. The event is co-organized between Gehl, UNICEF, the Brazilian Ministry of Health and World Obesity Federation. Food systems are threatening human and planetary … Continue reading See you at CFS46!
I just got back from the EAT Stockholm Food Forum! What a great four days. It was fantastic to participate in lots of interesting conversations and side-events. In a highly collaborative effort, I have been contributing to the development of a number of documents that describe sustainable gastronomy initiatives around the world. All of this … Continue reading The Power of Sustainable Gastronomy
Will you be attending the EAT Stockholm Food Forum?I've got my train ticket in hand and I'm gearing up to go! The Nordic Food Policy Lab will be taking part in two different events at the Forum this year. Learn more about them below: Unlocking the Alternative Protein Market11 June // 2:00 pm - 5:00 … Continue reading Gearing up for the EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2019
The 2030 due date for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is just 12 years away. Food policy plays a major role in determining whether we will make or break this deadline. But where should we start, how can we broaden our policy repertoire and how can we scale up the ambition level together? The … Continue reading Takeaways from the Designing Your Menu of Food Policy Solutions for Sustainable Diets Policy Lab @ EAT Stockholm Food Forum
In July 2018, I travelled with the Nordic Food Policy Lab team to the High-level Political Forum in New York. We set up an evening policy lab to discuss concrete solutions on how food can contribute to reaching the SDGs. We have now compiled the key messages from the event so that everyone can be … Continue reading Harvesting Bold Solutions: Ten takeaways from the Policy Lab ”Serving-Up Solutions for Agenda 2030” at the UN HLPF
A new season is upon us! I am looking forward to engaging in all sorts of fascinating events over the next four months. Here is a list of where I will be speaking and facilitating: September 19 - Roskilde, Denmark Nordic Meeting on Insects as Food and Feed Speaking on behalf of the Nordic Council … Continue reading Autumn/Winter 2018 – Speaking engagements
On Monday 16 July, the Nordic Food Policy Lab and the Swedish Government hosted a dinner event during the UN High-level Political Forum in New York. The event, Serving Up Solutions to Agenda 2030: Food as a Golden Opportunity, focused on putting solutions on the table and learning best practices from one another. I was … Continue reading Is food our greatest collective opportunity to achieve Agenda 2030?