FOOD SYSTEM DATA


Food System Data is designed to deliver the most credible figures around the food system, food system change, and the transition towards plant-rich diets. We compiled data sheets based on the latest evidence to showcase the impacts of diets on the environment, animals, and health and to give insights in current developments and emerging opportunities.

Climate Change

The global food system is a significant driver of climate change. Animal agriculture contributes…

Land use

Agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation and biodiversity loss. Most agricultural…

Deforestation

Forests are vital for global biodiversity and play a crucial role in climate-change mitigation…

Resource use

A third of all food is lost or wasted along the supply chain. The production of animal-based…

Environmental Pollution

Intensive livestock production generates various pollutants impacting water, soil and air quality…

Protein Diversification

Current food systems impact global and planetary health in multiple ways. This also has economic…

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