• Food security permeates a range of EU internal and external policies, underscoring its fundamental importance.
  • Contingency strategies for food supply and affordability need to be based on risk scenarios shaped by climate extremes in Europe and beyond.
  • Stress tests are crucial for resilience planning, analysing price shocks in food baskets and nutrition. A storyline approach is useful to explore unintended impacts of well-intentioned policies that could weaken, not strengthen, food and farming system resilience.

Read the policy brief here.