Eva Perroni

Research & Writing Fellow

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Eva Perroni was a Research & Writing Fellow at Food Tank and a freelance researcher-writer and activist focused on promoting sustainable food systems. She holds an MA in Development Studies from the University of Melbourne, maintaining a strong research focus on global food security and food and agriculture politics. From learning traditional Sicilian recipes in her Nonna’s kitchen to campaigning for Food and Climate Justice, Eva’s love and passion for fair and healthy food are continuously growing. Follow Eva’s food reporting at EvaPerroni.com

Anthony Bourdain Joins the Fight Against Food Waste

Anthony Bourdain partners with other chefs and food leaders to explore potential ways to help solve the food waste problem in his new documentary “WASTED! The Story of Food Waste.”

16 Organizations Promoting Sustainable Fishing Practices

These 16 organizations are defending small-scale and indigenous fishers, improving commercial fishing and aquaculture practices, and educating chefs and consumers to build a better, more sustainable seafood system.

Celebrating Rural Women’s Vital Contribution to Agriculture

October 15 is the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, a day to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of rural women to agricultural and rural development.

BCFN Presents Eighth International Forum Live on Twitter

BCFN will present the details of its upcoming Eighth International Forum on Food and Nutrition live on Twitter on October 12, 2017, from 5:30am EST (11:30 CEST).

New Investigative Series: Indonesia For Sale

Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series on politicians, palm oil plantation companies, and deforestation in Indonesia, highlights the country’s current conflict over land.

FAO Highlights Rural-Urban Connections to Reduce Hunger

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization have just released the 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report. Connecting rural areas with surrounding cities and towns will create more sustainable food systems and help alleviate rural poverty, the report argues.

Hurricane Maria Has Devastated Puerto Rico’s Farmland

Hurricane Maria is the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century. Major flooding and landslides have caused extensive damage to farmland and crops, and there is an urgent need for emergency food and water supplies.

New Research Reveals the Better Way to Eat Pasta

To better understand pasta’s role in the American diet, Barilla funded an examination of the relationship between pasta consumption, diet patterns, and diet quality.

19 Farm-to-School Initiatives Making an Impact

To celebrate national Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank has compiled a list of 19 unique, innovative, and effective farm-to-school programs from around the globe.

Women-Led Sustainable Farming Model Wins United Nations Equator Prize

The United Nations 2017 Equator Prize has been awarded to 15 local and indigenous communities across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including Swayam Shikshan Prayog from India for its unique women-led sustainable farming model.

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