We’re a global community pushing for food system change.

A former tobacco farmer reflects on his transformation toward regenerative agriculture through the ALUS Canada program.

Opinion | A Farmer’s Transformation

Mariame Maiga of WECARD/CORAF discusses how the organization frames development and food security for the long term: by considering gender roles and equity.

Confronting Gender Bias in Agriculture Takes Daily Work, Says Maiga of CORAF

Getting more food to those in need is not addressing the underlying causes of the food insecurity crisis.

“Food Won’t Solve Hunger. Income Will.”

Small-scale farmers in the tropics face many challenges, but there is hope, and agricultural research has a role to play .

Making Tropical Agriculture more Resilient and Sustainable

British technology company Winnow Solutions releases a new artificial intelligence that reduces food waste in commercial kitchens and food businesses.

Winnow Vision AI Cuts Costs and Cleans Up Waste in Commercial Kitchens

In 2019, Food Tank is highlighting these 25 inspirational individuals who are working tirelessly to transform our food system.

25 Food and Agriculture Leaders to Watch in 2019

At SXSW, Food Tank's panel featuring Haile Thomas, Tony Hillery, and Regina Anderson, discussed the key to a better future food system: future leaders.

To Save Future Food, Youth Deserve A Better System at SXSW

Find out about the Impact of climate change on plant pests and their mitigation by global coordinated efforts

Climate change exacerbates the challenge of plant pests

Food loss and waste are pervasive problems in global food systems, with huge consequences for human health and the environment.

Two Reasons Why Three Billion People Aren’t Getting Adequate Nutrition

Paul Newnham is Director of the SDG2 Advocacy Hub, a meeting place for stakeholders to work towards sustainable development and food security.

Paul Newnham: Breaking Down Silos to Achieve Sustainable Development for Food Security

Confronting Gender Bias in Agriculture Takes Daily Work, Says Maiga of CORAF

Mariame Maiga of WECARD/CORAF talks about how confronting gender inequity in Africa is a daily obligation for anyone working in agricultural research and sustainable development.

“Food Won’t Solve Hunger. Income Will.”

Choosing food as a solution to food insecurity may seem like the low-hanging fruit, but don’t let its simplicity fool you. The complexity of the crisis merits a deeper solution.

Making Tropical Agriculture more Resilient and Sustainable

Small-scale farmers in the tropics face many challenges. However, Dr. Ruben Echeverría of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture remains hopeful.

Winnow Vision AI Cuts Costs and Cleans Up Waste in Commercial Kitchens

The latest innovation in AI technology by Winnow Solutions enters the food space to help fight food waste, one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gasses on the planet.

25 Food and Agriculture Leaders to Watch in 2019

Food Tank is recognizing 25 inspirational individuals who are working tirelessly to transform our food system. From tech to farming to activism, they have diverse backgrounds, but their commitment to innovation in food and agriculture unites them.

To Save Future Food, Youth Deserve A Better System at SXSW

At South by Southwest, Food Tank’s panel featuring Haile Thomas, The HAPPY Org; Tony Hillery, Harlem Grown; and Regina Anderson, Food Recovery Network discussed the key to a better future food system: leaders of the future.

Climate change exacerbates the challenge of plant pests

The FAO predicts that the severity of the pest problem is only going to increase with Climate Change—calling for farmers’ to enhance their knowledge and skills to best manage pests and diseases of crops.

Two Reasons Why Three Billion People Aren’t Getting Adequate Nutrition

Because of high levels of food loss and waste—especially of nutrient-rich, perishable foods—as many as three billion people are consuming low-quality diets that result in micronutrient malnutrition as well as rising levels of obesity.

Paul Newnham: Breaking Down Silos to Achieve Sustainable Development for Food Security

Paul Newnham discusses his work at SDG2 Advocacy Hub, a platform for stakeholders to discuss and plan for the United Nation’s goal of zero hunger and more sustainable agriculture by 2030.

Karen Karp: Working with All Stakeholders for a Better Food System

Dani Nierenberg interviews Karen Karp about how her consulting company focuses on economics and works with diverse stakeholders to develop regional food systems, increase access to healthy foods, and expand sustainable agriculture.

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