16 Companies Rethinking Packaging

Food packaging provides a variety of conveniences, from extending the shelf life of products to on-the-go meals. But the waste from this packaging is polluting the environment and posing hazards human and animal life. Food Tank highlights 16 food and beverage companies tackling this problem through innovations in their packaging.

Promoting Integrated Fisheries in West Africa

CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.

Severe Weather in the U.S. Is Impacting Global Food Security

Climate change brings heavy rainfall and flooding to key farm states in the Midwestern U.S. causing price spikes globally and a reminder that in a globalized food system the impacts are felt far beyond the farm.

15 Inspiring Women Leading in the AgTech Sector

AgTech is becoming one of the fastest-growing sectors in Silicon Valley, with investments totaling over US10 million in 2017. Although women face numerous barriers to entry in this sector, a new generation of leaders is emerging to challenge the status quo and reshape the food system using their innovative technologies.

Under Climate Change: the Policy Catalyzing Transformation

According to the panel of experts, food policy addressing GHG emissions, waste, and dietary patterns need this to transform food under climate change.

Selecting the Language and Stories to Transform Food

Food Tank’s San Francisco Food For Thought challenged the Bay Area to think more critically about the language and stories we choose to call for change in the food system. The results? More diversity, specificity, and empowerment.

Opinion | How Fiery Desert Chilis Can Protect Us from Climate Change

A landscape of thorny agaves, cacti, mesquite trees, and rock is not the first place one might imagine searching for the future of food. How could such a hot, dry place contain some of the keys to nourishing the world?

Prison Organic Gardening Program Reduces Drug and Alcohol Use

The Mandatory Drug Test (MDT’s) failure rate at HMP Rye Hill in Northamptonshire, England went from 30 percent to nearly zero over the course of a year through its organic gardening program.

Harmonizing Seed Rules in West and Central Africa

CORAF and partners have coordinated uniform seed rules, which spurs seed import and export among neighboring African states.

Food Is No Longer the Hunger Solution: Food Tank at New York University

The solution to hunger lies in revamping what we understand as the causes: racism, inequity, discrimination, and more.