Danielle Nierenberg
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Danielle Nierenberg is President of Food Tank and an expert on sustainable agriculture and food issues. She has written extensively on gender and population, the spread of factory farming in the developing world and innovations in sustainable agriculture.

Using Storytelling in Film to Re-Attach Ourselves to Our Food Systems

Films focused on food systems can help tell us specific ways we can make an impact with the information we’re learning and the stories we’re hearing.

What’s in Your Manifesto for Disrupting Global Food Politics?

From investing in women and youth to recognizing the true value of food, these five actions can help us save ourselves, our food systems, and the world.

This Is Your Sign to Take Action in the Food System this Year!

It’s never too late to get involved in the food movement. Now is the perfect moment to pick an organization whose mission inspires you and help build systems that are better for people and planet.

The Food Donation Improvement Act Is Headed to President Biden’s Desk

Advocates call the passing of the Food Donation Improvement Act “a monumental win for food policy.”

As U.N. Nations Meet Again—this Time, on Biodiversity—What Should We Be Paying Attention to?

COP15 presents a once-in-a-decade opportunity to protect and restore biodiversity. But global leaders can’t do it without acknowledging the role of food and agriculture systems.

Let’s Tell Our Kids Bedtime Stories About Food Systems

Activism, advocacy and involvement in food and agriculture issues can and should start at an early age.

Can Food Justice Be a Religion?

Food and faith are both simultaneously deeply personal and inherently community-based.

COP27 Is Over—What Just Happened?

There is a lot of work to do. There’s also time to take a moment and be grateful for the inspiring folks who came together at COP27 to spark important discussions about the role of agriculture and food in the climate crisis.

Dispatch from the U.N. Climate Change Conference: Friday, Nov. 18

At COP27, speakers embrace the nuance involved in building a more sustainable and equitable food system. There is no one solution.

Dispatch from the U.N. Climate Change Conference: Thursday, Nov. 17

At COP27, conversations continued around food waste, the biodiversity loss crisis, and the role of the alternative meat sector.

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