The Strategic Advisory Board ensures the objectivity and the relevance of strategic choices of IUFN. Advisory body, it acts alongside the IUFN’s Board. It is composed of French and international experts from different backgrounds, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of food governance.

The Strategic Advisory Board meets once or twice a year at the invitation of the Board of IUFN. It gives its opinion on the proposed strategic directions and on national and international projects proposed by the Board of Directors. Its members may be called upon occasionally to express themselves on topics related to their field of expertise. Their mandate is unlimited in time, but can be broken after a request. The Strategic Advisory Board members are exempt from membership fees.