Membership of Wider Alliances
Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food & Farming
Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.
IFAN's partnership with the Sustain alliance will continue to raise the issue that there needs to be determined action to prevent household insecurity and create more opportunity for policy and campaign activities.
Scottish Food Coalition
Working for a Just Transition to a Fair, Healthy and Sustainable Food System
The Scottish Food Coalition aims to transform the food
system in Scotland so that it contributes to everyone’s health and wellbeing, values the work it takes to put food on the plate, supports high animal welfare, and sustains wildlife, natural resources and environment for generations to come.
They believe in working collaboratively to make a more significant impact on the way we produce, process, and eat food. Ultimately, using different strengths and focuses to work together for food justice.
They are currently campaigning for a new law on the food system, a Good Food Nation Bill that takes a whole system approach, creating a coherent framework that ensures people's fundamental human rights and the integrity of our ecological home are promoted today and into the future.
Global Network for Right to Food and Nutrition
A Platform to Unify Struggles for All Human Rights
The Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition is an initiative of public interest CSOs and social movements - peasants, fisherfolk, pastoralists, landless people, consumers, urban people living in poverty, agricultural and food workers, women, youth, and indigenous peoples - that recognize the need to act jointly for the realization of the right to adequate food and nutrition.
A People's Food Policy
Transforming our Food System
The People’s Food Policy is a grassroots initiative developing recommendations for the food policies we would like to see . It is a collaboration between actors in the food sovereignty network and groups working for a more just and sustainable food system.
They are working in collaboration with the leadership and experience of civil society organisations unions, non governmental organisations, community groups and citizens. IFAN is currently on their steering group.
Global Solidarity Alliance for Food, Health and Social Justice
This group of non-governmental organizations, national networks, grassroots activists, and scholars began to emerge two years ago out of relationships built at Trans-Atlantic conferences and meetings, resulting in a growing shared analysis of and reaction to the increased use of private philanthropy and transnational corporate food banking as a response to “rich world” hunger and poverty.
Read more about the emerging Alliance here.
Fight Inequality Alliance, UK and Europe
The Fight Inequality Alliance is a global movement that has brought together over 300 groups across borders and organisations in the fight for a more equal world. They are a growing collective of UK-based non-profit organisations, civil society organisations, trade unions, social movements, activists and artists who have come together to fight the growing crisis of inequality in the UK and across the planet. They work collaboratively beyond organisations and labels in order to build collective power against global systems of oppression.
Read more about FIA UK here.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's (JRF) Keep the Lifeline campaign aims to make permanent the short-term £20 uplift to social security has been a lifeline for many families as they’ve struggled to get through the COVID-19 crisis. New analysis from JRF shows that if the Government's temporary £20 increase to Universal Credit was removed as planned, 700,000 people would be plunged into
poverty - this is why IFAN is one of many organisations joining the campaign to #KeepTheLifeline.
Read more about the campaign here.