Accomplishments

  • The first professional multi-disciplinary organization in Israel that raised the awareness to the relationship between food, environment, sustainability and nutrition in the local discourse amongst academic, professionals, and policymakers.    

  • Annual conferences drawing hundreds from government, industry, academy and civil society with no industry support. Keynote speakers included: Prof Marion Nestle (NYU, 2016), Prof Malden Nesheim (Cornell University, 2016), Nechama Rivlin (First Lady, 2017), Prof Yuval Noah Harari (2017).

  • The IFSN compiled and disseminated knowledge about sustainability and nutrition and the importance of its inclusion in policy to local professionals, journalists and policymakers through events and over 60 professional seminars. For example, Prof. Gideon Eshel’s Lecture on Animal Products and Policy