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ProVeg supports the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

In 2020, ProVeg applied to support the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and we are very happy to announce that we will officially be supporting the initiative. The Decade will officially kick off with World Environment…

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World Food Safety Day – Shifting towards the food system of today and tomorrow

More than ever before, food safety has become a global concern as well as a shared responsibility between governments, producers, and consumers. The health crisis has shown how broad the impact of zoonotic epidemics…

Animals farmed for…manure, mainly

A few weeks ago, I went kayaking with a few people on my local river, the Itchen, and on the open Southampton Water (which is one of Britain’s largest passenger and cargo ports). Our experienced paddler, Mark, mentioned…

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Seeds of possibility: why are the crops used in the Smart Protein project so promising?

Four crops for the future – the Smart Protein project is creating the next generation of plant-based-food-alternatives. Legumes – which include lentils, chickpeas, and fava beans – are high in protein…

What’s next for plant-based milk?

Soy, oat, coconut, almond...it would seem that there is a plant-based milk option for every consumer and every occasion. And yet, it remains clear that the market is not yet saturated, with the plant-based milk…

ProVeg at the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.1)

Having gained accreditation to the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in 2020, ProVeg took part in the first part of the 5th UNEA session in February this year. The Assembly sets priorities for global environmental…

Southeast Asia Food Innovation Challenge

ProVeg announces finalists of the Southeast Asia Food Innovation Challenge

In early April, ProVeg announced the finalists of the Southeast Asia Food Innovation Challenge. Between January and April, 125 projects were submitted by students from all over the region. Together with leading…

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Jointly-signed letter to FAO on transforming our food systems

On Friday, 19 March, ProVeg International and 44 partners from civil society sent a letter to FAO’s Director General, Dr. Qu Dongyu, urging the UN agency to further explore the potential of shifting towards more…

ProVeg signs on to support Maryland HB 317 and the DC Green Food Purchasing Act

ProVeg US has shown strong support for two bills that would change the way Maryland and Washington, DC purchase food and their environmental impact. Maryland HB 317 would reduce Maryland’s GHG Emissions from…

You pushed plant-based in 2020 to the max – thank you

2020 has been a year of immense challenges. Because of you we were able to keep plant-based and cellular agriculture on international and national agendas despite a global pandemic, and we want to thank you for…

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