Imagine a world in which our food system is under stress. Significant reductions in production are compounded by low global stockpiles. Extreme weather and other environmental factors brought on by climate change are exacerbating the problem. From Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, food insecurity is starting to be felt.
This morning, 65 players from over a dozen countries walked out of 2015 and into 2020 with this very scenario unfolding before their eyes. The warning signs were all there: a potential shock to global food security loomed on the horizon. In a fluid and dynamic situation, the players knew they needed to negotiate, collaborate, and deploy all the policy tools at their disposal.
Will they be able to avert a global food crisis? Over the coming days and weeks, our team of expert will analyze how Food Chain Reaction unfolded and we’ll be sure share with you what they find.