Boosting the profile of the science-to-policy process is more urgent now than ever given the disruption caused by coronavirus pandemic and the manifestations of climate change. We recognize that demand driven production and productivity of food commodities in the country need innovative food Technologies from farm to consumer to reduce food losses and waste and promote efficiencies in energy and water usage. The application of Food Science and Technology and global integration through IUFoST and its growing partnerships are necessary parts of the policy to determine resilient and sustainable future food systems. Register organisational and personal and professional support for our work here. Sign up to work with us. The initial report outcomes from this meeting is available here (attached).