La Via Campensina, one of the world’s largest grassroots movements, is holding their seventh International Conference this July to advocate agroecology as the path towards Food Sovereignty.
Food Tank is recognizing a lifetime of work by 21 food heroes. Whether it is developing more sustainable growing practices, feeding the hungry, or mentoring the next generation of advocates, these farmers, advocates, and innovators are working into their older years to building a better food system.
In Nairobi, Kenya, the World Food Programme has piloted a project to include aesthetically rejected ugly vegetables in school meals, feeding 2,200 schoolchildren lunch made with fresh vegetables for 75 school days.
BCFN Alumni Constanza Monterrubio Solis discusses how women and culturally diverse food traditions are key in strengthening food sovereignty.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has unveiled new guidelines to help countries place agriculture at the center of climate change adaptation plans.
Aranya Agricultural Alternatives will host the 13th International Permaculture Convergence in Hyderabad, discussing the progress and challenges of permaculture movement, and the significance of permaculture principles and practices in transforming the modern day agriculture under the context of climate change and its impacts.
Navandya’s organic farm encourages a mix of ancestral and modern farming techniques through the practice of agroecology. At the heart of their work is the observation that the green revolution has destroyed traditional knowledge that previously guided Indian farming communities.
Bringing together thousands of government represents, scientists and non-governmental organizations, the first-ever U.N. Ocean Conference calls on everyone to help protect the world’s oceans.