The UN Food Systems Summit will take place in September 2021 under the auspices of the UN General Assembly. Billed as “A People’s Summit” and “A Solutions Summit,” it recognizes that food systems touch all of society, and all stakeholders.
SAWBO is a science-based civic education program based out of the University of Illinois which works to create accessible videos into a diversity of languages from around the world. Our work is to help guide them in best practices and strategies to promote these videos to the necessary audiences.
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is the largest Agriculture and Food Systems event in Africa, bringing together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward. This year’s AGRF was hosted virtually over four full days (September 8-11) by the government of Rwanda and drew thousands of delegates to rethink Africa’s food systems and deliver a more resilient, better nourished, and more prosperous future for all.
Growing digital agriculture to help grow the world’s food.
On behalf of the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC), Emerging has been advocating for the establishment of World Pulses Day. Thanks to the formidable leadership of Burkina Faso, the Second Committee of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted, by consensus, in November 2018 a draft resolution establishing 10 February as World Pulses Day (WPD). The establishment of this day will be a lasting legacy of the enormously successful 2016 International Year of Pulses. The draft resolution will soon be endorsed by the Plenary of the UNGA making the WPD a Day to be observed and celebrated internationally.
Emerging ag is uniquely positioned to provide a number of trainings relating to media, public affairs, market access, and communications.
The Global Business Alliance for the Environment (GBA4E) was formally created in 2017 to enhance business engagement with United Nations Environment (UNE) and the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), to reflect the important role that business must play to achieve environmental sustainability.
Emerging believes that engaging farmers, young agricultural leaders, and representatives of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in high-level discussions on the future of food and agriculture must be a priority. We strive to put this belief into action across projects and clients, and recently we have:
As founding chairperson in 2008, of Farming First, Robynne Anderson remains engaged in the Farming First coalition.