The Good Food Institute (GFI) is an international nonprofit working to improve the food system by developing and promoting plant- and cell-based alternatives to animal products.
Globally, meat consumption is the highest it has ever been. According to the UN, global meat production is projected to double by 2050.
GFI’s mission is to develop “the roadmap for a sustainable, secure, and just protein supply.” The organisation works to “identify the most effective solutions, mobilize resources and talent, and empower partners across the food system to make alternative proteins accessible, affordable, and delicious.”
In addition to reducing animal suffering, GFI believes that transforming the food system would help reduce the risk of disease, feed more people, and positively impact the climate.
GFI is working to build “a world where alternative proteins are no longer alternative.” To that end, GFI:
We previously included GFI as one of our recommended charities based on several positive indications:
We’ve since updated our recommendations to reflect only organisations recommended by evaluators we’ve looked into as part of our 2023 evaluator investigations and concluded to be particularly well-suited to helping donors maximise the impact of their “dollar”. As such, we don’t currently include GFI as one of our recommended programs because:
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