Accelerating the shift to sustainable food systems.


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The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme is a multi-stakeholder partnership focused on catalyzing more sustainable food consumption and production patterns. Our shared vision enables our partners to collaborate on joint initiatives, which range from normative, advocacy and policy support activities, to research and development projects as well as on-the-ground implementation activities that address our food systems challenges. The Programme promotes a holistic approach, taking into account the interconnections and trade-offs between all elements and actors in food systems.

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Actors of the programme

Programme leadership

The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme was launched in October 2015, as a multi-stakeholder programme to promote SCP patterns in the area of food and agriculture. It is being co-led by Switzerland, Costa Rica and WWF, with the support of a Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAC) with 20 members from five different stakeholder clusters:


- Government agencies
- Civil society organizations
- Research and technical institutions
- UN agencies and other international organizations
- Private sector


Furthermore, the SFS Programme currently has over 150 partners from all stakeholder groups and around the globe.


See who is involved: File SFS Programme members list [Co-leads, MAC Members, Partners]

Portfolio of work

Work areas

How to get involved

The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme is open to all organisations (legal entities) that are interested in joining a collaborative platform to support the implementation of the Programme.

Are you interested in getting involved in the SFS Programme?