22-24 May 2018. Montpellier, A second Foresight4Food workshop was held as a follow-up to the Oxford in April 2017. (click here for outputs emerging from the initial workshop), This year’s the event was hosted by the Montpellier University of Excellece (MUSE) with support from ACIAR, GFAR, CIRAD and the University of Oxford.
successful first Foresight4Food workshop held in

This follow-up event developed a clear strategy for how food systems foresight could better meet the needs of policy, business, and civil society at different scales. It also examined key dimensions of food systems change and different approaches to foresight. Outcomes from the workshop included an action plan, governance arrangements and a resource mobilisation strategy for taking forward the Foresight4Food initiative.

The themes were:

  • Emerging systemic risks and transformational opportunities in food systems
  • Tracking changes in key dimensions and trends within food systems
  • Understanding the different foresight and scenario approaches
  • Identifying differing foresight needs for policy, business, civil society, and international collaboration
  • Partnerships, governance, funding, and actions needed for furthering the initiative

This post was originally published at PAEPARD by François Stepman. It has been republished here with permission.

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