About FACT

FACT (Food, Agrobiodiversity, Clarity, Transparency) is an accelerator produced by The Lexicon, with funding support provided by Food at Google. Their accelerators bring together food companies, NGOs, scientists, entrepreneurs, and food producers from across the globe to tackle some of the most complex challenges facing our food systems, from regenerative agriculture to food is medicine. Instead of an accelerator for startups or new products, participants design, rapidly prototype, and release ideas for change every six months. Other accelerators include:

About the Connected Market: Agrobiodiversity Supply Chain Self-Assessment Tool

This open source, free-to-use tool addresses challenges food companies face in sourcing crops and ingredients to enhance biodiversity. It facilitates dialogue between supply chain decision makers, supports the equitable treatment of farmers, identifies ways to diversify systems across the agrifood sector, and improves the sharing of benefits across the supply chain.

This tool was developed by FACT, a multi-stakeholder group of NGOs, agronomists, scientists, farmers, and food companies both large and small. It is released under a Creative Commons CCO License. The tool can be embedded on partner websites and its source code can be downloaded at Github. To learn more about additional uses for Connected Market tools, contact us here.

About the Connected Market Tool

This open source, free-to-use tool addresses challenges food companies face in sourcing crops and ingredients to enhance biodiversity. It facilitates dialogue between supply chain decision makers, supports the equitable treatment of farmers, identifies ways to diversify systems across the agrifood sector, and improves the sharing of benefits in the supply chain.

Team

The FACT (Food, Agrobiodiversity, Clarity, Transparency) Accelerator is a multi-stakeholder group of NGOs, agronomists, scientists, farmers, and food companies both large and small.