Cara Weber
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Cara Weber is a Food Tank Intern and an emerging expert in global food and nutrition security and agrarian livelihoods with a focus on the Middle East. She has technical, research, and capacity development experience in agriculture across Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Ecuador, and the United States. She is interested in radical food system change, local economies, refugee and migration issues, and the future of smallholder farmers.

New Report Finds That More Food Is Lost in Fields Than Previously Believed

A new report from Santa Clara University finds that more food is lost in the field than previously determined.

Creating a Resilient Local Food Economy in New Orleans

Large institutions in New Orleans are not harnessing the value of local, farms in the region; a new analysis says procurement from these farms contributes to an equitable, resilient local food economy.

Regenerative Agriculture with Dr. Bronner’s

Dr. Bronner’s is working to reverse negative environmental and social impacts associated with global agribusinesses. Dr. Bronner’s soaps are known to have 18-in-One uses, one use is to promote constructive capitalist through fair trade, organic principles, regenerative agriculture, worker’s rights, and animal welfare. 

BCFN YES! Winners on Early Nutrition in Syrian Refugee and Lebanese Host Communities

The first 1,000 days from pregnancy to 2 years of age are critical for human health, especially in vulnerable refugee communities; BCFN YES! tackles food sustainability and anemia with innovative young researchers in the field of maternal and infant nutrition in Lebanon.

Scaling Up the Food Waste Fight in Your Local Retail Spaces

YourLocal app-based marketplace makes ready-to-go foods affordable, accessible, and convenient while preventing food waste by keeping fresh, quality food surplus out of the landfill.

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.

FoodShot Prize Invests in the Future of Food and Soil

The FoodShot Prize gives support to the most innovative ideas for feeding 10 billion people by 2050 healthfully, sustainably, and equitably; this years’ winners focus on enhancing agronomy.