FOOD & CLIMATE

The food system is a major cause of greenhouse gases emissions in the planet and responsible for large loss of biodiversity.

 

In commodity-producing countries in the Global South, the contribution of the agri-food sector to total GHG emissions is greater than the global average. According to the Climate Observatory, the Brazilian agricultural sector accounts for 69% of the total GHG emissions in the country .

 

At the same time, climate change directly affects food security, with impacts on food production and access to food. Food systems should be looked at from both a mitigation and climate change adaptation standpoint.

 

To this end, we focus on sustainable systems that promote healthy diets through the valorization of biodiversity, food diversity and with lower climate and resource impact.

valorization of biodiversity, food diversity and with lower climate and resource impact

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THIS IS NOT (ONLY) A RECIPE BOOK.

publication done in partnership with Heinrich Böll Brazil and UNIRIO where flavor and knowledge meet to face challenges of the brazilian food system.

  • food and cities

  • food and weather

  • food and culture

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FOOD, PLANET, HEALTH

coordination of the portuguese brazilian translation of the EAT-Lancet commission report on healthy diets in sustainable systems (summary report).

  • food and weather

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FOOD SYSTEM DIALOGUES

holding the first Food Systems Dialogues Brasil, focusing on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food systems.

  • food and weather

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THE PLANETARY DIET

forum of debate on the impacts of the brazilian food system in biodiversity, climate change, social justice and cultural challenges. 

  • food and cities

  • food and weather

  • food and culture

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SUSTAINABLE TURN 2019

host for the pannel on Food and Zero Hunger + opening speech, in the Festival Virada Sustentável 2019 Rio de Janeiro - Casa FIRJAN.

  • food and cities

  • food and weather