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This CFS48 Side Event was organized in partnership between the World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) and CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). CFS guidelines are designed to provide evidence-based guidance to governments, specialised institutions and other stakeholders, on the effective policies, investments and institutional arrangements that are needed to contribute to reshaping or promoting healthy and sustainable food systems.
This interactive, multi-stakeholder conversation to explored how CFS guidelines are being used, integrated and translated for the private sector, with a panel discussion on the role of monitoring frameworks for business and the challenges regarding to alignment or implementation.
- Showcase how initiatives have integrated CFS products into their work;
- Hear from stakeholders as to why business alignment of monitoring frameworks, such as CFS products, are crucial to realize more impact for farming communities and the planet;
- Discuss the challenges regarding to alignment or implementation and how these could be remedied.
Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the UN Organization for Food and Agriculture
Research Analyst, World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA)
Climate Strategy Specialist, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT
Viktoria De Bourbon De Parme
Lead Food and Agriculture Transformation, WBA
Investment Partnership Network Manager, The Just Rural Transition at WBCSD
Commercial Farmer, Agriculturist, Lead of African Leadership for Agribusiness Network (ALA)
UNFSS Secretariat, Research & Innovation Strategy 2030
Lindiwe Majele Sibanda
Director and Chairwoman, African Research Universities Alliance Centre for Excellence in Sustainable Food Systems (ARUA-SFS)