The Inaugural Global Food Summit, Global Strategies for Sustainability of Future Food Systems, was convened in Dublin on August 21, 2016. This landmark gathering brought together national and international scientific bodies with government advisors charged with providing related strategy, joining the global community of food science and technology, whose members form the heart of the future of food for the alleviation of food waste, encouragement of improved nutritional requirements and economic and environmental resource management is essential as are its cross-disciplinary components. It acknowledged the increasingly vital role that government advisors play in improving the dialogue and collaboration necessary to tackle current and future global food issues. The Summit was successful in examining current and future current and future practice with the aim of improving strategies towards a sustainable/waste efficient food supply from third to first world.
The next Global Food Summit will convene during the 2018 World Food Congress in Mumbai, India, October 23-27.