Food Systems Leadership

Our Values

The vision and mission of the Global Initiative for Food Systems Leadership are based on core values and key partnerships that foster leadership, global relationships, and communities of practice.


  • We believe that all people deserve to have access to healthy food that is affordable, nutritious and safe.
  • We value the unique contributions of food systems at the local, national and global levels.
  • We recognize the interdependence of human, animal and environmental health in the promotion of sustainable and healthy food systems and livelihoods.
  • We value partnerships among government, industry, academia, intergovernmental and non-governmental agencies to support healthy food systems .
  • We believe collaborative leadership is required to manage food system dilemmas and capture opportunities for global food security.
  • We trust that we will make a difference and our work will be sustainable.


Global Food Security


The mission of the Global Initiative for Food Systems Leadership is collective action through leadership programs, networks, and resources