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We need a food system transformation – in the face of the Ukraine war, now more than ever

Pörtner, Lisa M.; Lambrecht, Nathalie; Springmann, Marco; Bodirsky, Benjamin Leon; Gaupp, Franziska; Freund, Florian; Lotze-Campen, Hermann; Gabrysch, Sabine

The Ukraine crisis exposes the fact that our current ways of producing and consuming food are unsustainable and unjust. In response, we should reinforce – and not abandon – the transformation towards a healthy, just, and environmentally-friendly food system. We need comprehensive solutions that bring relief in the short term and at the same time avert the existential threat our food system poses to the health of people and the planet.

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