Family Farms and Food System Transparency for Change

Roger Johnson tells the importance of supporting family farms and encouraging a more transparent food system to spark consumer engagement. He will be speaking at the Washington D.C. Food Tank Summit in February.

In West Africa, “Customers prefer the local guinea fowl”

Up to 80 percent of the agricultural GDP in developing countries comes from livestock. Farmers often raise indigenous breeds, managing herds both to maintain diversity and to support community livelihoods.

Haile Thomas Inspires Healthy Lifestyles with Food System Education

Haile Thomas of HAPPY educates younger generations about plant-based diets and healthy lifestyle choices to create positive change in the food system. She will be speaking at the Washington D.C. Food Tank Summit in February.

Ndidi Nwuneli: Unlocking the Potential of Agriculture and Nutrition in West Africa

Focusing on the well-being and improved lives of West African farmers, Ndidi Nwuneli talks about passion and seeking change in her local state and throughout West Africa.

Demand-driven Innovation for the Drylands to “deliver better nutrition for you and economic opportunity for smallholder farmers”

ICRISAT’s goals are to improve food availability and rural livelihoods in drought-prone areas by combining crop commodity research with natural resource management practices. Bergvinson leads its strategic development and is an expert in international agriculture research for development.

How UK Grocery Stores Are Increasing Transparency Around Food Waste.

A major victory for organizations campaigning for greater transparency in retailer food waste levels, after major UK supermarkets agree to publish food waste data.

UNLEASH 2018 Seeks Young Talent for Sustainable Solutions

UNLEASH, a global innovation lab for solutions to the SDGs, is being held in Singapore where 1,000 young talents will be working on solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Antanitis: “Veterans are able to help the farmer who wants to retire”

Antanitis is a farmer, healthcare professional, and veteran with a passion for helping others and providing opportunities within organic agriculture.

We Must Transition to Diversified Agroecological Systems

Nick Jacobs, a specialist in agri-food, trade, and development policies, discusses IPES-Food’s recent report, entitled Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus, and how to change the global food system.

Baking Bread with Cassava Creates Resilience

Research organizations are working with local farmers and bakers to incorporate cassava flour into bread, with significant positive impacts for whole regions.