Chicago Council: The Climate-Food Nexus: Awareness, Investment, and Action are Key

The first panel discussion at The Chicago Council for Global Affairs’ Global Food Security Symposium explored the climate-food nexus.

Oregon County Bans GMO Cultivation

On Tuesday, after a two year battle, voters in Jackson County, Oregon passed ballot measures banning genetically modified organism (GMO) crops.

Helping the Food and Restaurant Industry Take the High Road

Despite it’s monumental size and profitability, the restaurant industry still contains six of the ten lowest paying jobs in the United States.

Mexico and Monsanto: Taking Precaution in the Face of Genetic Contamination

Studies have found the presence of transgenes in native maize in nearly half of Mexico’s states.

Using Technology to Farm Kenya’s Future

Kevin Makhanu of the Agricultural Society of Kenya talks about technological advances and positively changing traditional structures of farming.

28 Countries and One Common Agricultural Policy: European Family Farmers and Agricultural Reform

The European Union marks the International Year of Family Farming with a major reform to Common Agricultural Policy.

Indigenous Crop: Chanterelle Mushrooms, the Golden Goodness

The chanterelle mushroom is a forest dweller that grows throughout the world and comes in all shapes and sizes.

Harvesting Better Access to Information

Farmers’ access to profit-building mobile tech suffers from two C’s: connectivity and content. Governments, NGOs, and private sector can help.

Disaster Relief Series: Emergency Food Aid in East Asia After the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

The 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake killed 150,000 and devastated local agriculture, food supplies, and stores of clean water. Emergency food aid was critical.

Putting Grasslands to Work and Celebrating Solutions to Global Issues

The Savory Institute’s Annual International Conference, “Putting Grasslands to Work,” will be a forum for celebrating real world solutions to global issues.