Knowledge for policy
Publication 21 August 2020

The baseline and identified trends, drivers and barriers of the EU food system and R&I

WP2 is positioned in the first phase of the FIT4FOOD2030 project aiming to identify and mobilise relevant actors, unite visions, and increase understanding of barriers and opportunities for transforming the current system. This deliverable covers the first aims of WP2:

  • Integration of visions on the aspired European food systems and the corresponding Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) Research and Innovation (R&I) system to ensure wider engagement with and ownership of the FOOD 2030 initiative
  • Evidence and strategic intelligence on trends, drivers and barriers in food systems and food systems research (R&I) in Europe (region and country level) and in addition from a global perspective to underline the urgency for future-proofing food systems science

Deliverable 2.1. thus describes:

  • existing visions for FNS and development of the FIT4FOOD2030 vision for FNS by the project consortium
  • inventory of current trends in food systems, food systems research as well as related R&I policy frameworks at the European, national and regional level