Co-creating Resilient Food Systems


United for Regeneration * Club of Rome * NOW Partners

The co-hosts and speakers below shared a global overview of agricultural approaches from Africa, India, Brazil, Latin America, North America – truly a bird’s-eye view of innovative ways to address the interrelated global urgencies of hunger, healthy and affordable nutrition, pandemics & biodiversity, soil, water, air and climate, greater productivity and profitability, good jobs and economic development.

  • Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-Chair UN Food System Summit Resilience Action Track 5, Co-President Club of Rome
  • Walter Link, Co-founder & CEO United for Regeneration and NOW Partners
  • Million Belay, Uganda, Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa
  • Steve Galster, Thailand, Freeland & End Pandemics
  • Andrea Illy, Italy, Regenerative Society Foundation & illycaffè
  • Hunter Lovins, USA, Natural Capitalism Solutions
  • Vijay Kumar, India, Rythu Sadhikara Samstha

Presenters shared successfully applied & certified regenerative solutions, ranging from very large-scale industrial to small-scale community-based farming in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin and North America that can enhance the resilience of food systems to future crises.


Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa – About the organization of Million Belay
iPES FOOD From Uniformity to Diversity – Referred to by Million Belay
End Pandemics Roadmap – Roadmap referred to by Steve Galster
Regenerative Society Foundation – The organization Andrea Illy co-chairs
Humongous Fungus Award – The award Hunter won for her ranch having the highest concentration or mycorrhyzal fungi of all operations tested as part of a citizen science monitoring of soil health
Brown’s Ranch – Gabe Brown’s website – see also Keys to Building a Healthy Soil:
Community Managed Natural Farming – Vijay Kumar on his work in India
Community Managed Natural Farming Movement in Andhra Pradesh – A second video on how Vijay si spreading his work to Africa
Soil 4 Climate: Science library resource – One of the best compilations of the science behind holistic grazing as the best way to sequester carbon in the soil