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Find out about the Impact of climate change on plant pests and their mitigation by global coordinated efforts
Farmers look to FAO to help resolve the worsening pest outbreak issue

40 percent of global crop yields are reduced each year due to damage caused by 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. Check out this exclusive op-ed by Dr Tao Xiang and Dr Mona Chaya on the latest findings in climate change and pests by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Food Chain Crisis – Emergency Prevention System (FCC-EMPRES).

At Food Tank’s San Diego Summit, a panel of academics, activists, and NGO organizers examine the practices and policies to improve food sustainability.
2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit: Improving Food Sustainability Panel

In a food system that pushes cheap and fast food production, the impact on health, social justice, and climate change is unsustainable. Join our panelists at Food Tank’s San Diego Summit to discuss the true cost of food.

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

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Paul Newnham discusses his work at SDG2 Advocacy Hub. The group acts as a platform for stakeholders to discuss and plan for the United Nation’s goal of zero hunger and more sustainable agriculture by 2030. Paul says the goal requires breaking down silos and having difficult conversations. Also, chefs have a role!

Find out about the Impact of climate change on plant pests and their mitigation by global coordinated efforts
Farmers look to FAO to help resolve the worsening pest outbreak issue

40 percent of global crop yields are reduced each year due to damage caused by 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. Check out this exclusive op-ed by Dr Tao Xiang and Dr Mona Chaya on the latest findings in climate change and pests by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Food Chain Crisis – Emergency Prevention System (FCC-EMPRES).

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

A recent brief released by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition addresses two huge contributors to poor diet—food loss and food waste. 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.

IPES-FOOD report calls for a Common Food Policy to revamp map the EU approach to sustainable food systems.
A Set Menu for Europe? Building a Food Policy that Brings Everybody to the Same Table

The European Union urgently needs a common food policy to build sustainable food systems, says a recent report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). This shared policy would provide a common direction for food and farming systems in the Union, which suffer at all levels under the current model of production and agriculture.

This multigenerational farming family tells Food Tank about the challenges and opportunities facing sustainable agriculture.
13 Farmer Stories That Bring Honesty and Hope to Sustainable Agriculture

Since last year, Food Tank’s Farmer Friday series has been telling the stories of farmers and ranchers focusing on sustainable farming practices. These practices include crop rotation, grassy waterways, preserving reconstructed wetlands, and farming on the contour.

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Karen Karp talks about how her consulting company works with diverse groups to create a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system.
Karen Karp: Working with All Stakeholders for a Better Food System

In a new episode of ‘Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,’ Dani interviews Karen Karp, President of Karen Karp and Partners. Karen talks 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.

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

A recent brief released by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition addresses two huge contributors to poor diet—food loss and food waste. 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.