A tool in the toolkit: Can true cost accounting remove siloed thinking about food loss and waste?

This Think Piece explores the social, economic and environmental costs of food loss and waste. The report sets out policy recommendations to reduce the food that is wasted throughout the food system based around the principles of True Cost Accounting.

This work was funded by the Global Food Security (GFS) programme as part of the GFS Policy Lab, in which Early Career Researchers compete to write a policy-facing report for the programme.

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Food Systems Transformation: What’s in the policy toolbox?

This report from the ‘Transforming UK Food Systems Programme’ presents an overarching map of policy levers, a simplified categorisation of types of policy lever, and analysis of policy lever interactions, offering a common ‘toolbox’ organising framework to be used to support cross-system conversations, research and action.

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The role of the UK food system in meeting global agreements: potential scenarios

This scenarios report is based on the outputs of a cross-stakeholder scenarios exercise exploring the role of the UK food system in meeting global agreements. The four plausible food system scenarios highlight the potential opportunities, challenges and trade-offs that could arise during food system transformation.

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Future-proofing the food system to tackle global challenges

The Global Food Security programme has published a scenarios report exploring potential transformation pathways to align the UK food system with global agreements. Through stimulating thought and discussion about the future of the UK food system, this report aims to help policymakers navigate uncertainty, facilitate long-term decision-making, and inspire immediate action.

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The role of the UK food system in meeting global agreements: supporting evidence

This sub-report provides an overview of the evidence supporting the plausibility of the scenarios in the GFS report The role of the UK food system in meeting global agreements: potential scenarios.

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