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Several key reports released in 2018 and 2019—including the Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services; Living Planet Report by WWF; and Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems—called for a wide-scale transformation of how we produce our food.

The need to transform our global food system has already been well established. Tony Simons, director general of the World Agroforestry (ICRAF), explains how to balance both conservation and better management of agricultural landscapes with feeding an expanding population.

Read more on the website of the FOOD SUSTAINABILITY INDEX developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Originally published at The Economist.

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