UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment 

SFU & Feed BC hosted a Side Event, Strengthening Food Security and Local Economy – SFU and Feed BC’s Pathway to Achieving SDGs, which took place at FAO on July 26, 2023. This side event was attended by in person and virtually by over 200 representatives of the Rome-Based Agencies, Member States, the private sector, civil society, philanthropy, and research groups. 

Session Highlights

  • Illustrated the success story of the collaboration between SFU and Feed BC, which serves as a powerful example of transforming local food systems and fulfilling SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production). 
  • Highlighted the indispensable role of Indigenous food systems in enhancing dietary quality and fostering resilience, thereby contributing to SDG 2 (Zero Hunger) and SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-being).
  • Underscored the necessity to fortify local food economies and improve food security, as demonstrated by the case study of a social enterprise in the food sector, directly linked with SDG 1 (No Poverty) and SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth). 
  • Advocated for further collaborations and partnerships at local, national, and international levels, as promoted by representatives from the food service sector, to propel forward SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals).

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