USDA Microloans Providing Opportunity for Small Farmers Across the United States

Val Dolcini of the USDA explains how USDA microloans are sowing the seeds for the next generation of our nation’s farmers and ranchers.

From Dakar to Abidjan, Population Finally Finding Its Place in Food Security Assessments

When women are empowered, the prospects for achieving food security for all will look a lot more hopeful.

Micro-plots: How Small-Scale Farming Can Improve Food Security and Decrease Poverty in India

Micro-plots are parcels of land the size of a tennis court, but the impact they can have on a family is much bigger.

Food for 9 Billion: Multimedia partnership addresses challenges of feeding the world

Food for 9 Billion is a multimedia partnership that explores the challenges of feeding more than 9 billion people by 2050.

Eighteen Individuals and Organizations Working on Population, Environment, and Reproductive Health

Groups and individuals around the world are highlighting the need for integrated, holistic approaches that will nourish both people and the planet.

WEAI: A Valid Tool in Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

The WEIA Index aims at increasing understanding of the connections between women’s empowerment, food security and agricultural growth.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Empires of Food by Evan D.G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas

In Empires of Food, authors Evan D.G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas examine current problems with the global food system by taking a look at examples from history.

Food Hero: Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam, Founding President of the New England Complex Systems Institute

This week’s Food Hero, Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam, applies scientific inquiry to help innovate solutions to major social problems.

Comaco Brings Markets and Hope to Zambian Farmers – and Wildlife

COMACO is promoting both food security and wildlife conservation in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

Film Spotlights How Veterans Can Find Solace in Farming

Ground Operations, a film that looks at the important role war vets play in the future of U.S. agriculture.

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