Through this new project, funded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, we aim to synthesise existing knowledge on the effect of policy measures to reduce environmental impacts of Swedish food consumption. We will do a systematic literature mapping of the evidence on policy options for transforming food consumption to decrease environmental pressures, to identify research… Continue reading Towards a sustainable Swedish food system – a knowledge synthesis of environmental impacts and policy options
Formas has recenely granted the group four new projects and the Swedish Energy Agency one. They are described shortly below. Loss of beef during primary production in Sweden: quantities, causes, food potential and carbon footprint and economically assessed measures. PI: Ingrid Strid, email@example.com Budget: 8 million SEK Project period: 2021-2025 Summary: Reduced food loss and… Continue reading Five new projects to the group!
Surplus food redistribution, or food donation, has been advocated as a simultaneous solution to coexisting food wastage and food insecurity. Globally, an estimated one-third of the total food production goes lost or wasted, while 2 billion people still lack regular access to nutritious foods and 690 million people are hungry. Even in a high-income country… Continue reading Ph.D. project: Sustainability assessment of food donation as a food waste management option
Kan det svenska livsmedelssystemet bli klimatneutralt till 2045? Förra året startade forskningsprogrammet Mistra Food Futures (https://mistrafoodfutures.se/sv/) som ska svara på bland annat den frågan. Forskningsprogrammet tar ett helhetsgrepp på det svenska livsmedelssystemet för att undersöka möjligheterna att uppnå ett hållbart livsmedelssystem som kan leverera hälsosam mat utan att tära på jordens resurser. Programmet leds av… Continue reading Nytt forskningsprojekt
Meat consumption in the Western world has to decrease and meat production practices have to improve. Eating “less but better meat” is a strategy put forward by a number of institutions and organizations as a strategy for increasing the sustainability of diets in high-income settings. But how much is “less” and what is “better”? In… Continue reading “Less but better meat” – what does that mean?