Food Chain Reaction: Two Minutes in the 2020s

The year is 2020 and the world’s food system is under increasing stress. Extreme weather, increasing demand on limited natural resources, and political conflict are undermining food production and creating shortages. Prices are skyrocketing. Social unrest is growing. Populations are at risk.

How will the world respond?

These issues were at stake during Food Chain Reaction, an international simulation held in Washington D.C. in November 2015. Over the course of two days, 65 thought leaders and policy makers from around the world, confronted crises, flash points and trade-offs.

They emerged with a way forward, and a clear mandate that the time to act is now.

  • Date: February 10, 2016