There is one sector that was completely absent from high level discussions, despite causing 21% of global emissions: animal agriculture.
Public research funding
The UK government has invested £1 million to develop and commercialise stem cell lines, helping companies produce cultivated meat.
GFI Europe calls on governments to direct at least 10% of the agricultural innovation funding announced at COP26 today towards changing meat production.
The Good Food Institute has welcomed a deforestation pledge – but is calling for some of the promised forest protection fund to be invested in sustainable food.
GFI will be on the ground in Glasgow, encouraging national governments to include sustainable proteins – making meat from plants and cultivating it from cells – into their national plans.
A new way of thinking about how we feed our growing population is sweeping the planet – and the UK risks losing its chance to carve out a leadership role in this rapidly growing area.
Infrastructure investment vital for plant-based and cultivated meat industries, according to new research
A study of Europe’s plant-based and cultivated meat industries has found infrastructure investment is required to help the sector expand.
The Danish government has announced over 1.25 billion kroner (€168 million) to advance plant-based foods, as part of an unprecedented climate agreement.
The Good Food Institute Europe responds to a new report calling on the UK Government to invest in sustainable proteins to meet its climate targets.