Sustainable Food Lab
The Sustainable Food Lab is a consortium of business, non profit and public organizations working together to accelerate the shift toward sustainability. The Sustainable Food Lab facilitates market-based solutions to the key issues—including climate, soil, poverty, and water—that are necessary for a healthy and sustainable food system to feed a growing world. The Sustainable Food Lab uses collaborative learning to incubate innovation at every stage along the supply chain from producing to distributing and selling food.
International Agri-food Network
Created in 1996, the International Agri-Food Network is an informal coalition of international trade associations involved in the agri-food sector at the global level. The aim of the network is to facilitate informal liaison among the professional organizations and towards international organizations in the agri-food chain at global level. The network represents the agri-food business group in a number of international settings, such as the Committee on World Food Security and Nutrition (CFS).
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out by 15 Centers, that are members of the CGIAR Consortium, in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.
Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens
We are a registered charity which supports, represents and promotes community-managed farms, gardens, allotments and other green spaces, creating opportunities for local communities to grow.
We work with these community groups to help empower local people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to build better communities, often in deprived areas, and to make a positive impact on their surrounding environment. Our work contributes to creating better communities across the UK in both urban and isolated rural areas.
Food For Life Partnership
The Food for Life Partnership is a coalition of five national charities, who bring both expertise and years of experience of making lasting change. Led by the Soil Association, a leading charity campaigning for healthy and sustainable food and farming, the partnership draws in the skills and knowledge of Garden Organic, Focus on Food, the Health Education Trust and, since 2013, the Royal Society for Public Health - all leaders in their field.
International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements
Members of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) work to promote sustainable organic agriculture around the world. Founded in 1972, IFOAM boasts members from 116 countries. IFOAM members spearhead initiatives such as the Global Organic Market Access (GOMA) project, which works to break down complex regulatory barriers to organic trade flow, and the organization promotes the development, production and trade of organic tea in China and India. IFOAM stands by the principles of organic agriculture: health, ecology, fairness and care. By adopting organic practices, farmers worldwide commit to an ecologically, socially and economically sound method of production.
Urban Food Strategies
Urban Food Strategies is dedicated to creating healthier and more prosperous communities through reengineering regional food and agriculture systems.
Janine de la Salle, Principal and one of Canada's leading professionals in the emerging field of planning and designing for food and agriculture, brings over 10 years of specialized experience to implementing a wide range of regional to neighbourhood scale projects. Urban Food Strategies works with interdisciplinary teams, large and small local governments, developers, non-profits, and universities to provide a wide-range of food and agriculture planning, design and engagement services. We also collaborate with a close group of urban designers, agrologists, landscape architects, architects, farmers, retailers, nonprofit groups, land economists and site planners to develop highly innovative but implementable concepts and detailed plans.