Rapid urbanization in low-income countries has negative consequences on the food system, which affects the physical, economic, and environmental health of these areas. The ‘Malnutrition Cocktail’ describes the convergence of hunger and obesity within these urbanized populations.
In a nation with millions of children going hungry, one Ghanaian chef is working tirelessly to stop food waste by redistributing food to those in need.
The tools of Big Data analytics have led to transformations in many sectors—from finance to politics to professional sports. What could these new approaches to data science do for agriculture? The new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is leading the way for these innovations in agricultural development, with over 8,000 researchers working to incorporate Big Data into farming research.
Young people are changing the face of agriculture; their voices may be the key to protect the 108 million children trapped in forced agricultural labor, says Anita Sheth.
We created the food system, so we must change it, according to Ruth Richardson, the Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. She discusses how new report can help facilitate this change while valuing ecosystem services.
The Damariscotta Oyster Celebration brings chefs, scientists, and oyster farmers together to highlight the region, the people, and the aquaculture innovations that make Damariscotta oysters the best in the world.
By facilitating participatory cooking training and educational demonstrations, ICRISAT is empowering Kenyan women and improving the nutrition, dietary diversity, and wellbeing of rural families.
Agriculture affects the environment, health, fair labor, employment, food security, and many other aspects of society. Nourished Planet explores new approaches like true cost accounting, to quantify the true cost of the food system as a way to catalyze change in the current system.
An advocate for preserving India’s culinary traditions and local, sustainable fishing, top chef and culinary explorer, Manjit Gill, calls on chefs to take the lead in the good food movement.
Anthony Bourdain, an acclaimed chef, writer, and television personality, dies at age 61. As a fearless traveler and gifted storyteller, his work impacted restaurants across the globe, educated on the need for food waste solutions throughout the industry, and presented food and meals as sources of joy and connection.