News & Events

February 5, 2024

Webinar: The State of the World's Food System

Presenting the Food Systems Countdown to 2030 Initiative and its first assessment of global food systems.

February 2, 2024

This is what data tells us about transforming our food

The UN report, State of Food Systems Worldwide in the Countdown to 2030, is the first of its kind and ranks global agricultural systems by 50 key indicators.

January 26, 2024

The Initial Countdown

The State of the Food Systems Worldwide… plus Thin Ink turns 3!

January 2024

The state of food systems worldwide in the countdown to 2030

This article presents the Food Systems Countdown Initiative (FSCI) framework, established to monitor global food systems transformations following the UN global development, health and sustainability goals.

December 19, 2023

Op-Ed | Food Systems Must Change, and Change Must Be Measured

Lawrence Haddad, Jessica Fanzo, Kate Schneider, Mario Herrero, and Jose Rosero Moncayo write an opinion piece for Food Tank.

July 24, 2023

UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment: Measuring Food Systems Transformations

This session introduces the work of the FSCI on developing a rigorous, science-based information system to track progress and guide action. It also highlights the potential of using the FSCI’s indicator framework as a point of reference for the development of national monitoring systems to track the FS Transformation Pathways.

October 1, 2021

Agri-food Systems Transformation: New, Ambitious Framework Proposed to Monitor Progress

Prof. Fanzo seeks rigorous metrics system in piece published by the Food Policy Journal.

September 24, 2021

UN Food Systems Summit side event on Food Systems Monitoring, Sept. 24, 2021

Rigorous monitoring is necessary to guide food system transformation in the countdown to 2030 global goals and beyond.