Want to create recipes for transformation? Join the launch of the Cookbook for systems change! | Nordic cooperation

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Want to create recipes for transformation? Join the launch of the Cookbook for systems change! | Nordic cooperation

Want to create recipes for transformation? Join the launch of the Cookbook for systems change!

17.12.20 | News

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Photographer norden.orgMailFacebookLinkedinTwitterSign up to newsletterHow do we create innovative strategies that help us address the greatest societal challenges of our time? On 26 January you are invited to explore the key learnings from the new Cookbook for systems change – Nordic innovation strategies for sustainable food systems.

The Cookbook for systems change -Nordic innovation strategies for sustainable food, by Nordic Food Policy Lab of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Stockholm Resilience Centre and EAT, lays out an inclusive Nordic approach to research and innovation-oriented missions. By exploiting entry points and breaking grand challenges down into a portfolio of actionable place-based demonstrators, these Nordic innovation strategies provide a systemic approach to tackle complex challenges – starting with our food systems.

Momentum is building among policy-makers for the adoption of more experimental approaches.

Join us on 26 January!

Are you interested in learning about the approach, and how Nordic research and innovation agencies are collaborating to apply it in practice? Join us for the launch of this Cookbook and a special 2×30 minute crash course starting off with a debate on the need for a mission-based approach, followed by a tour of the Cookbook for systems change – Nordic innovation strategies for sustainable food.

The Cookbook for systems change is about the role that a strong public innovation system can play alongside the pathways towards sustainable food systems. The book provides the ingredients – templates for developing interventions, guides for how to get started and examples of cross-cutting projects – that can be used to create recipes for change. It also offers a new, emergent way to work with complex and dynamic systems.

Demystifying systems change: introducing a mission-approach to food systems transformation

Date: 26 January, 2021

Time: 10:00-11:00 (CET)

Facebook event: Join the launch of the Cookbook for systems change!

Live-stream (Zoom): Details to come in January

The line-up:

  • Sebastian Hielm – Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Representative from a Nordic Innovation agency (TBC)
  • Authors of the Cookbook for systems change

Take a sneak peek at the book here!

About

The Cookbook for systems change is the result of a collaboration between the Nordic Food Policy Lab of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Stockholm Resilience Centre and EAT, and forms part of the joint initiative with the following organizations to establish a first shared Nordic mission:

  • Design and Architecture Norway
  • Danish Design Centre
  • EIT Climate-KIC
  • EIT Food
  • Formas
  • Innovation Norway
  • Nordic Innovation
  • Matis
  • Research Council Norway
  • Sitra
  • Vinnova

The Cookbook is funded by EIT Climate-KIC as a part of the Deep Demonstrations on Resilient Food Systems and Diets. It is written by Afton Halloran (editor), Amanda Wood, Florencia Aguirre, Marie Persson, Marius Weschke and Ove Kenneth Nodland.

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Want to create recipes for transformation? Join the launch of the Cookbook for systems change! | Nordic cooperation