Scientific and Traditional Knowledge Is Helping Save the World’s Largest Freshwater Fish

This program brought an average increase of 29 percent per year in the Arapaima fish population in the region, and an average increase of 25 percent per yearin the income of communities.

City Council Boosting Food Security in the Big Apple

A new report from the NYC Council spells out solutions to give all New Yorkers equal access to food.

Selection by Stone

“We are working with more than 20 farmers around Morocco in a range of agro-ecological zones and will also expand some of our outputs to Senegal, Ethiopia, and Lebanon to achieve the best possible solutions for the barley, lentil, and durum wheat systems,” Filippo says.

The Terraton Initiative: Working to Remove a Trillion Tons of Carbon

The Terraton Initiative is working with scientific research partners and industry leaders in order to reduce carbon emissions while promoting innovation.

Rethinking Food Packaging May Address the Plastic Crisis

A significant amount of the plastic polluting our environment originates from packaging in the food industry. Now that society is demanding something be done about plastics, companies are rethinking how we can package food.

Securing Better Land Rights for Women Farmers in Kenya and Burkina Faso

When women farmers in Kenya and Burkina Faso have equal representation in the decision-making process surrounding land governance, food security improves and soils are managed more sustainably.

Opinion | New Report Profiles 21 Organizations Transforming Food Systems

A new report from the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development points clearly to the nature- and people-based solutions available to us.

Defining the Line: Good, Bad, and Neutral Food Tech

Food isn’t immune to technology’s influence as AI and Big Data create opportunities for innovation—as well as risks. At Food Tank’s second monthly conversation at NYU, experts evaluate the fork in the road for the future dividing good and bad food tech.

Food Systems Feeding the Next Superbug?

Investigating outbreaks of Candida auris in different parts of the world stirs talks about the abuse of fungicides in crops and increased resistance to drugs in humans and fungi.

Opinion | We Can Stop the Climate Crisis

As extreme weather events become more frequent, agricultural systems must become more resilient. Our research has found that organic crops have the potential to produce yields up to 40 percent higher in times of inclement weather—like flooding or drought—than conventional systems.