The UN Food Systems Summit is expected to launch bold new actions, solutions and strategies to deliver progress on all 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), each of which requires a transformation in the way the world produces, consumes and thinks about food.
However, the summit preparations have started controversially, with claims of corporate capture by prominent civil society groups, who, alongside the current and two former UN Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Food, have also noted insufficient attention paid to human rights and to rebalancing power in the food system itself.
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Nisbett, N.; Friel, S.; Aryeetey, R., et al. (2021) 'Equity and Expertise in the UN Food Systems Summit', BMJ Global Health, DOI: 10.1136/ bmjgh-2021-006569