16 July – Session 1 Setting the scene

  Outcomes of eDialogue Session 1 (July 16): Setting the Scene – What future for small-scale farming? By Lauren Barredo, 23 Jul, 2020 On July 16, 2020, the SDSN, Foresight4Food, IFAD, and APRA co-hosted the first of a series of eDialogues on the future of small-scale farming. The goal of the series is to present …

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Foresight4Food Methods Exchange Workshop 2020

The Foresight4Food Methods Workshop 2020 (27-28 February) focused on understanding the relationship between food systems foresight approaches and governance processes and developing recommendations for improving the policy impact of foresight exercises. Workshop Objectives: Exchange and assess food foresight methods and processes considering various purposes, including qualitative and quantitative approaches and a combination of both; Discuss …

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Webinar: Launching the ‘What Future for Small-Scale Agriculture’ Report

The official launch event of the report What future for small scale agriculture examined some of the critical findings from the report, explored how the project was carried out, and implications for small-scale agriculture in the future of global food systems. Transforming small-scale family farming is critical to long-term global food and nutrition security, tackling …

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Foresight4Food Initiative Workshop 2018 – Montpellier

A second Foresight4Food workshop will be held in Montpellier, in May 2018. This is a is a follow-up to the successful first Foresight4Food workshop held in Oxford in April 2017.  This year’s the event is being hosted by  the Montpellier University of Excellece (MUSE) with support from ACIAR, GFAR, CIRAD and the University of Oxford. This follow-up event will develop a clear …

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Foresight4Food Initiative Workshop 2017 – Oxford

In March 22-23, 2017, international experts on food and agriculture gathered in Oxford to explore how foresight and scenario analysis for food systems could be improved. The workshop concluded that to support achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals there is a need to substantially strengthen food systems foresight analysis at all scales and to improve …

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