Katherine Walla
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Katherine Walla is a Research & Writing Fellow with Food Tank. She is currently a student at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service studying food justice and global hunger. Katherine has worked with nonprofit institutions and student organizations related to international affairs and social justice.

Will the 2018 Farm Bill Address the Long-Term Needs of Small Farmers?

The Farm Bill Law Enterprise’s series of reports call upon Congress to diversify the agricultural economy, improve food access and nutrition, and encourage productivity and risk management in new farm bill.

New Tool Equips Farmers with Financial Know-How

The price of land has more than doubled since 2004; NYFC and Fathom Information Design create new Land Affordability Calculator to empower land-seeking farmers to make informed choices in land purchases.

Food and Beverage Sector Aims to Turn Climate Goals into Reality

Ceres’ new food and beverage sector report commends leadings companies on climate goals, but calls for bold plans across the sector in sustainability, water conservation, and human rights security.

Rebuilding Agricultural Subsidies from the Ground Up

Greater use of improved seed and fertilizer will not be enough for sustainable farming systems in Africa, according to new article on fertilizer subsidy programs.

The Small Seed Changing West Africa

Groceries for a good cause? Fonio may be the answer. Food industry veteran Philip Teverow’s newest initiative, Yolélé Foods, makes it easy to try this new super-grain and make a difference in the lives of West African farmers.

Join the Young Champions of the Earth! Apply Now!

U.N. Environment Programme invites young adults with ideas for environmental sustainability to apply for 2018 Young Champions of the Earth award.

Advocates Strive for Equity in Trade at the Fair Trade Conference

The Fair Trade Campaigns Conference renews commitment of universities and communities to conducting operations with equity in trade in mind, opening up opportunities for marginalized producers.

International Cooperation Can Solve Hunger and Malnutrition

IFPRI’s Global Food Policy Report recommends international cooperation, governance, and trade to eliminate rising global hunger, undernourishment, and poverty.

New Leadership May Solve Old Problems in Our Food System: Interview with Vanessa Garcia Polanco

Vanessa Garcia Polanco grabbed a seat at the table—how other emerging leaders can claim one to make their visions of the food system into reality.

Jessie Bovay: “We need to teach young people food literacy”

Jessie Bovay, Director of Business Development at Mercaris: “The solutions to food insecurity and access will come from worldwide collaboration”