Yann Laurans and Aleksandar Rankovic, contributing authors of Chapter 9: THE TEEBAGRIFOOD THEORY OF CHANGE: FROM INFORMATION TO ACTION

Pierre-Marie Aubert, lead author, and Yann Laurans, Sébastien Treyer, and Aleksandar Rankovic, contributing authors of Chpater 10: TEEBAGRIFOOD AND THE SUSTAINABILITY LANDSCAPE: LINKING TO THE SDGS AND OTHER ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Update / October 17, 2018: On the occasion of World Food Day, the World Future Council announced the 2018 Future Policy Award winners. The Future Policy Award is the only award which honours policies on an international level. UN Environment (TEEBAgrifood) was among this year’s winners, as recipient of the Vision Award.
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Chapter 9 Summary

Chapter 9 shows how adopting the TEEBAgriFood Evaluation Framework can bridge the gap between knowledge and action. Factors that block the absorption of externalities in food systems, including path dependency and counter- narratives regarding healthy diets, lead us to derive lessons for transformational change reflecting the critical role of power relations. Experience in agri-food certification and multi-stakeholder roundtables bespeak the need to address change from the starting point of key actors and relevant groups, including farmers, government, industry and consumers. Successful change in food systems to reflect invisible values can be enabled by identifying specific action roles through partnerships and alliances as well as multilateral agreements including the SDGs.

Chaoter 10 Summary

Chapter 10 applies TEEBAgriFood’s Theory of Change to develop specific engagement strategies for TEEBAgriFood. Transformations of the eco-agri-food system depend on alliances for change. Therefore, the chapter situates TEEBAgriFood in the normative framework provided by the Right to Food and relates it to other valuation initiatives. The chapter emphasizes TEEBAgriFood’s contribution to the integrated implementation of the 2030 Agenda. By identifying and mapping the positive and negative externalities of specific eco-agri-food system measures, TEEBAgriFood identifies synergies and trade-offs between the SDGs. Proceeding like this, TEEBAgriFood supports follow up and review of the 2030 Agenda. Overall, the chapter emphasizes the benefits

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