Optimizing the “True Cost/True Value” of food

A tractor works in a field in Qiqihar city, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, 1 July 2020.No Use China. No Use France.

In this third interview of the “17 Rooms” podcast, Jane Maland Cady and Pradeep Prabhala discuss frameworks for investors to channel investments into the food system in a way that optimizes for the “True Cost/True Value” of food. Cady, program director at the McKnight Foundation, and Prabhala, partner at McKinsey & Company, moderated Room 2 focused on Sustainable Development Goal number 2on Zero Hungerduring the 2021 17 Rooms flagship process.

“17 Rooms” is a podcast about actions, insights, and community for the Sustainable Development Goals and the people driving them. The podcast is co-hosted by John McArthur—senior fellow and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at The Brookings Institution, and Zia Khan—senior vice president for innovation at The Rockefeller Foundation.

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