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'Bite the Talk' will strongly focus on the many ramifications of malnutrition that are linked to food systems. This podcast series will bring to the table thought leaders in food and nutrition commenting on the most pressing global issues impacting our food systems, economics, politics, and society.

Bite the Talk - Podcast Series Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

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'Bite the Talk' will strongly focus on the many ramifications of malnutrition that are linked to food systems. This podcast series will bring to the table thought leaders in food and nutrition commenting on the most pressing global issues impacting our food systems, economics, politics, and society.

    Bite the Talk Episode 14 - Nothing about us without us

    Bite the Talk Episode 14 - Nothing about us without us

    Happy International Youth Day! Today's podcast titled "Nothing about us without us" celebrates the spirit of the youth.

    The aim of this conversation is to understand better how government, business and other development actors engage young people and how they can help them pursue their responsibilities to ensure sustainability in food system.

    • 41 Min.
    Bite the Talk Episode 13 - Push for healthier diets and sustainability for made in Bangladesh

    Bite the Talk Episode 13 - Push for healthier diets and sustainability for made in Bangladesh

    This episode of "Bite the Talk: Push for healthier diets and sustainability for ‘made in Bangladesh’ will tackle how Apparel Brands ‘Made in Bangladesh’ must shift to greener products, safer workspace, and healthier workforce if they want to keep up with new consumers’ trends.
    According to the World Trade Organization, Bangladesh, with an export growing to 36 billion a year, is the second largest garment-exporting country in the world after China.
    So how is the sector faring in terms of the wellbeing of their workers? How can we scale up SWAPNO or the "dream" pilot project that focuses on ensuring workers' access to nutritious safe foods that did wonders for workers in Snowtex Outerwear limited? What are the other current relevant trends for garment factories in Bangladesh?

    On her very first visit to Bangladesh, Sadia Kaenzig, Head of Communications at GAIN interviews her colleague Moniruzzaman Bipul, Portfolio Lead, Drivers of Food Systems Change. Both will walk us through 'SWAPNO' for the ready-made garment factories. Enjoy it, share it and comment on it as you, our precious reader, see fit.

    • 21 Min.
    Bite the Talk Episode 12 - Fostering a Culture of Food Safety

    Bite the Talk Episode 12 - Fostering a Culture of Food Safety

    In support of World Food Safety Day 2022, this podcast sparks discussion among leaders in food safety about what is means to foster a "culture of food safety". Hear from several experts on how cultivating a "culture of food safety" supports efforts in public health, nutrition and food security. Whether producing food for global distribution or local consumption, guests share their perspectives on how to build a culture of food safety, and how this effort is essential to reducing the burden of foodborne disease.

    • 28 Min.
    Bite the Talk Episode 11 - New Commitments, New Partnerships, New Solutions

    Bite the Talk Episode 11 - New Commitments, New Partnerships, New Solutions

    In this episode of Bite the Talk – New Commitments, New Partnerships, New Solutions – we hear again from GAIN's Executive Director, Dr. Lawrence Haddad. We last spoke to Lawrence in mid-2021 just before the Pre-summit of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS). Now we hear from him about his experiences with major moments on the Food Systems landscape in the last year, like the UNFSS which took place in September 2021, and the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit which occurred in December 2021.

    • 34 Min.
    Bite the Talk Episode 10 - Sprinting through the super year for food

    Bite the Talk Episode 10 - Sprinting through the super year for food

    On the occasion of the United Nations Food Systems Summit Pre-Summit taking place in Rome (July 26th to 28th), we talked to GAIN’s Executive Director and lead of the UNFSS Action Track 1 – Dr Lawrence Haddad – about his impressions of this 'People's Summit'; about the challenges and rewards of inclusivity; and heard more about the action coalitions emerging in advance of the historical Summit scheduled for September.

    • 23 Min.
    Bite the Talk Episode 09: Better food systems for healthier cities

    Bite the Talk Episode 09: Better food systems for healthier cities

    In this podcast episode, we dive into the perspective of urban governments, their role, and their opportunity to shape city food systems. Today we chat with experts Panayota Nicolarea, Jess Halliday, and Sharelle Polack. These experts share with us an important platform that will help urban governments with their policy decision making through learning from the experiences of other cities.

    • 18 Min.