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Change tracks: Wild Futures Project with Cornell University

What: Changing track workshops

Where: Remote / Hybrid

When: 2022-2023, series

Who: Cornell University's Department of Global Development, and IFSS Portal Initiative

Aim: Employment of participatory workshops and action-roadmaps to support the Wild Futures project to enhance climate adaptation for smallholders in LMICs through innovative solutions and policy tools. The project was focused on providing tools for decision-makers to engage with future uncertainty to consider a wide range of possible outcomes, to better assess how food systems can and could function, and how innovations can contribute to a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system.

Key takeaways

  1. Offered methodology to engage, co-create, and co-learn with a diverse range of experts, partners, and stakeholders.
  2. Focused on co-developing anticipatory tools to promote responsible food system innovation
  3. Developed pathway-to-impact maps using the Backcasting approach to guide strategy assessment for investments in innovations

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