Food Insecurity on the Rise: A New Collaborative Report Provides a Global Picture

A new collaborative report combines a variety of data sources for a comprehensive picture of global food insecurity in 65 countries in 2016, its exacerbating factors, and a near-future outlook.

How Three Certifications Lead to a Triple-Win Solution for Farmers, Animals, and Consumers

Welfare certification is a small but growing section of the marketplace; ASPCA’s Farm Animal Welfare Certification Guide covers three certifications that s represent a spectrum of higher-welfare ways to raise farm animals, from indoor-enriched systems to outdoor, pasture-based systems.

A Global Effort to Fight Food Waste: World Disco Soup Day on April 29

The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) is bringing ugly produce, funk music, and food waste education together for the world’s largest food waste awareness event on April 29: World Disco Soup Day.

Trump Signs New Executive Order Aimed at Agriculture Sector

Trump’s new executive order “Revitalize Agriculture and Promote Rural Prosperity” aims to increase economic viability of farmers and widen scope of exports.

Why a Public Sector Indian Agronomist Embraced Agroecology

Daniel Moss is the Executive Director of the AgroEcology Fund. He writes on food, water, and human rights topics for National Geographic, Huffington Post, and other media outlets. Dr. Carl Rangad was something of a lone wolf among agronomists and…

Future Food-Tech is Returning to New York City

Investors, start-ups, technology companies, and food and ingredients manufacturers will convene to develop solutions to meet the global food challenge during the two-day event.

Apply to the Food Sustainability Media Award

Launched by the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the award will recognize journalists from around the world who have focused their reporting on topics relating to food security, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition.

Australian Food Industry Hasn’t Reduced Junk Food Advertising To Children

There has been no reduction in advertising unhealthy foods to Australian children on television, despite the food industry’s introduction of voluntary self-regulation standards in 2009.

Food Insecurity a Pressing Issue Amidst Urban Growth in Africa

As African cities continue to grow, a new study highlights the problem of food insecurity across the urban-rural continuum, and finds that food insecurity has a socio-spatial dimension.

IFPRI Report Examines How to Feed a Rapidly Urbanizing Population

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released its 2017 Global Food Policy Report. This year, it particularly focuses on ensuring food security in a world where two-thirds of the population is projected to live in urban centers by 2050.