Katherine Walla
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Katherine Walla is Food Tank’s Newsdesk Coordinator and Intern Supervisor. She graduated from 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, and is also a neighborhood bartender!

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.

Fair Trade Conference Explores the Roles of Campuses and Communities in Equity and Trade

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.

Global Food Policy Report Unveils Strategy for Reducing Hunger with Global Governance, Investment, and Trade

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

Vanessa Garcia Polanco: “Communities must be empowered to solve issues from within”

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”

Jill Isenbarger: “Encourage people to eat in harmony with regional ecosystems”

CEO of Stone Barns, Jill Isenbarger is connecting these leaders in the food system to strengthen communities and advocate for the environment.

The Airfield Estate: “Ireland produces some of the best food in the world”

The Airfield Estate uses its century-old charitable heritage to inspire new change in the way visitors see food and the sources it comes from

Myeasha Taylor on Overlapping Urban Food Production, Technology, and Energy for Solutions in the Food System

According to urban farming specialist Myeasha Taylor, local urban farms can reduce he impact of the food system on the environment and produce more nutrient-dense crops, according to urban farming specialist Myeasha Taylor