The International Forum on Food and Nutrition, an annual event from the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN), is currently live streaming. Topics include the relationship between hunger and obesity, proper use of natural resources, reducing food waste, promoting sustainable diets, the environmental impact of agriculture, and the effects of climate change.
Pavan Sukhdev is the Founder-CEO of a sustainability consultancy group and is on the Steering Committee for TEEBAgriFood’s groundbreaking report on a new framework for valuing and changing our food system.
Mendenhall is a farmer and advocate. OFA, sponsored by the Rodale Institute, works to build and support the organic farmer movement and national policy platform in the United States.
Dr. Hussain’s work focuses on the economics of ecosystems and the environment. In this interview, he discusses a new, ground-breaking report from TEEBAgriFood that outlines a novel, holistic approach to examining our food system.
Pretty is on the Steering Committee for a new report from TEEB AgriFood. This report addresses how to evaluate our food system in the context of agriculture, ecology, and human health on a global level.
Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on ecosystem services, agriculture, and the environment. In the new TEEB AgriFood report, she makes the case for why systems thinking is needed to understand our food system.
Dr. Kristine Nichols is a Soil Microbiologist. Her research focuses on the microbes living in soil and how to make soil more productive.
Duffield and is integrating livestock into crop rotations and helps aspiring and transitioning farmers by drawing on more than 20 years of farming experience and a background in teaching.
SRI can reduce water requirements, increase land productivity, and buffer against the impacts of climate change while reducing reliance on artificial inputs, like pesticides and artificial fertilizer.
For decades, Moyer has helped develop new techniques and invent new tools to support organic methods. Food Tank had the opportunity to talk with him about organic farming and the future of agriculture.