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Simon Zadek

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Simon Zadek is Chair of Finance for Biodiversity, Senior Advisor to the Task Force on Nature Related Financial Disclosure, and co-lead of the Taskforce on Nature Markets. Former Secretariat, UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Simon Zadek

Today’s Crisis Can Accelerate NextGen Solutions to Food Security

Food is frontline news as the price of basics spiral upwards. Most obviously, this crisis results from the Ukraine war’s impact on the supply of wheat and fertilizer from Russia and Ukraine. But this is the tip of the iceberg. What the war has revealed is the underlying fragility of our global food system. Like the world needs to wean itself off carbon emitting energy, it must urgently transition to a very different way of producing the nutritious, affordable food we need.

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