Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Analysis.

The Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Analysis is a non-profit organization, founded in 1981, after the political amnesty of Herbert de Souza, Carlos Afonso and Marcos Arruda.

The Institute defines itself as an actor in civil society, autonomous and public, and its foundations are guided by ethical principles and values ​​of democracy, equality, rights and social emancipation of all, socio-environmental justice and sustainable territories.

The organization’s objectives include developing a democratic culture of rights and responsibilities and supporting citizenship, through communication, public debate, political-cultural action and social control over companies and public authorities. Aiming to achieve, in the long run, the democratic construction of paradigms, support for economies that produce for the need of all and everyone within the limits of planetary integrity, sharing work and results.

Their participation in activities, forums and networks are guided by the guidelines of “cities, territories, environmental justice and citizenship”; “Dispute for another development”; “universalization of public policies and rights ”; “democracy, public debate and political reform ”and“ Brazil, geopolitical changes and challenges for citizenship ”.

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Future of food Beacon – University of Nottingham

The Future of Food Beacon at the University of Nottingham (England) is an open research platform, working on food systems around the world to develop nutritional security and sustainability.

Uniting animal and plant genomics science with cutting-edge nutritional science, food processing and digital technologies and manufacturing technologies. Our research is also driven by an understanding of economic, legal, social, cultural, historical and ethical issues that underpin and shape food systems.

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Food of Tomorrow Institute

Instituto Comida do Amanhã is a non-profit, institutionally independent and non-partisan Think Tank. From a systemic view of food and with a large network of partners, the Institute supports the transition to healthy, sustainable, biodiverse, inclusive, empowering and culturally integrated food systems.

Through the production of content, organization of meetings and laboratories, it aims to raise awareness and impact individuals, institutions and decision makers, to promote a change in behavior and understanding of food and its impacts, in addition to advocating for public policies focused on the right to adequate, healthy and sustainable food for all.

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Reference Circle in Agroecology, Sociobiodiversity, Sovereignty and Food and Nutritional Security at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – AsSsan UFRGS 

O Círculo de Referência em Agroecologia, Sociobiodiversidade, Soberania e Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional (AsSsAN Círculo de Referência) promove atividades de ensino, pesquisas e de extensão para promoção da agroecologia, soberania e segurança alimentar e nutricional na América Latina, com ênfase em agroecologia e sociobiodiversidade. Está sediado no Centro Interdisciplinar Sociedade, Ambiente e Desenvolvimento (CISADE), órgão Auxiliar da Faculdade de Ciências Econômicas (FCE), coordenado pelo Programa de Pós-Graduação em Desenvolvimento Rural (PGDR), da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). O círculo busca formar cidadãos que compreendam as relações entre sociobiodiversidade, agroecologia, soberania alimentar, segurança alimentar e cidadãos, atores, organizações, agricultores, povos e comunidades tradicionais com os seus territórios. 

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Grupo de estudos e pesquisas em agricultura, alimentação e desenvolvimento da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Gepad UFRGS

Coordinated by Prof. Sérgio Schneider, the Group of Studies and Research in Agriculture, Food and Development was created in 2005 by a group of professors and students from the Postgraduate Program in Rural Development at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (PGDR / UFRGS). Over time, it has become a larger and multidisciplinary team of researchers working in different Universities and research centers in Brazil and abroad. The group operates in research, extension and institutional partnerships with civil society organizations and government agencies, publishing scientific articles, theses, dissertations, technical reports and books. Having four main lines of action: Dynamics of family farming and contemporary rurality; State and rural development policies; Food markets and innovation, social mediation and knowledge construction.

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Valencia World Center for Sustainable Urban Food – CEMAS

The Valencia World Center for Sustainable Urban Food is a joint initiative of the Valencia City Council and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), created to identify, classify and publicize the challenges that cities and the population in general face in relation to food and nutrition. It is divided into two main areas of activity:

Knowledge management – Enables innovative processes to combat malnutrition, seeks solutions to promote sustainable and healthy food for future generations. It acts by cataloging, archiving and guiding policies, strategies and actions of cities and the world, aiming to achieve sustainable local food systems within a framework of rights, responsibility and coherence.

Communication – Aims to facilitate the production and exchange of information and knowledge, with great management and connection capacity around the world and in permanent contact with other United Nations agencies related to these processes, in addition to public entities, private entities, foundations and centers of research.

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Brazilian Forum on Sovereignty and Food and Nutritional Security – FBSSAN

Created in 1998, FBSSAN creates spaces for interaction between people, government, organizations, networks, social movements and research institutions in the struggle for the Human Right to Food. From different perspectives of the food system: production, processing, supply and consumption, with actors from different sectors related to food, such as the areas of health, environment, nutrition, human rights, agrarian reform, agroecology, family farming, gender , solidary economy, popular education, among others.

Aiming at implementing local, national and international laws and public policies, it sought to focus on the National Council for Food and Nutritional Security (Consea) and actively participated in the construction and approval at the National Congress of the Organic Law of SAN (Law 11.346 / 2006) and of the School Food Law (Law 11.947 / 2009). The forum was responsible for the creation of the Front for the Regulation of Food Advertising), it is part of the Permanent Campaign Against Pesticides and For Life in Brazil and internationally it is part of the Regional Network for Food and Nutrition Sovereignty (SAN) of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (Redsan -CPLP).

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