Other databases


Situated within a new CGIAR initiative on Rethinking Food Markets, the KISM is designed to share cutting edge research emerging from this multidisciplinary research initiative and convene stakeholder dialogues to make sense of this research and improve policy coherence and market reform. KISM is also your gateway to access further credible research and data in this field through other knowledge platforms:



Evidensia was launched in 2019 by ISEAL and partners with the mission of powering market action on sustainability with credible research, insight and analysis. Evidensia helps you access and interpret credible research on the sustainability impacts and effectiveness of supply chain initiatives and tools. It also drives learning and sense-making on research results and implications for sustainability policy and action.


IFPRI’s Food Security Portal

The Food Security Portal (FSP), facilitated by IFPRI and supported by the European Commission, provides up-to-date data and information about dynamic developments in the world food system. The portal provides key data to monitor food security situations and food prices, as well as tools for policy analysis and capacity development – all with the aim of providing policymakers and other stakeholders with the information they need to make appropriate and timely responses to address food insecurity.


FAO-IFPRI’s Technical Platform for the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

Each year, an estimated one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted world-wide. The social, economic, and environmental impacts of food losses and waste (FLW) must be addressed concurrently due to their direct and significant impact on food and nutrition security, natural resources, and climate change. The Platform facilitates local, national and regional level food loss and waste prevention, reduction and measurement.


Living Income community of practice

The Living Income Community of Practice is an alliance of partners dedicated to the vision of thriving, economically stable, rural communities linked to global food and agricultural supply chains. The goal of this community is to support activities focused on improving smallholder incomes towards living incomes, aiming to enable smallholder farmers to achieve a decent standard of living.  This community is a result of a partnership between The Sustainable Food Lab, GIZ and ISEAL.