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.

Hunger And Malnutrition Aren’t Caused By Food: They’re Social Problems

The 2018 Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance (KFLA) Global Summit on Food Security and Thriving Communities will explore the social inequality that causes hunger and malnutrition.

Together, Business and Food Will Nourish Communities

“Real food is food that we trust to nourish our bodies, food that we trust to nourish the farmer, and food that we trust to nourish the planet,” says Kimbal Musk on this week’s Food Talk.

Twenty-Five Multi-Sector Partners Publish Report on AI and the Food System

A new report, Refresh: Food and Tech, from Soil to Supper, is a new approach to talking about technology’s part in agriculture, playing both good and bad roles in the food system.

Streaming Live: Building a Roadmap for a More Sustainable Food System

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition’s International Forum will be on livestream November 27-28 to broadcast progress toward sustainable development and agriculture.

“Change the Narrative Around What We Thought About Food,” Says McQuillan

On Food Talk, Thomas McQuillan, Vice President of Strategy, Culture, and Sustainability at Baldor Specialty Foods, talks about how to change the course of food waste.

“Food Has to Be Really Good For Everyone Involved in the Food Chain”

On Food Talk, Sara Brito talks about what better food means for the food system: “to be really good, food has to be really good for everyone involved in the food chain.”

Helping Farmers Means Working With Them Against Poverty

CORAF’s Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors deploys new varieties of maize to producers to prepare them for climate change, strengthen value chains, and lift communities out of poverty.

No Silver Bullet for Farmer Poverty: It’s About Constant Support and Business

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Executive Director of Fairtrade America Hans Theyer talks about what it takes to support the faces behind the world’s food.

“Food Should Be Treated as a Right and Not a Privilege,” Says Mendelsohn

On Food Talk, chef, restaurateur, and advocate Spike Mendelsohn talks about the food issues that motivate him to expand beyond his restaurants and into policy and advocacy spheres.

Large Companies Are “More Open Than I’ve Ever Seen Before” to Food System Change

On Food Talk, Executive Director of the Global Harvest Initiative Margaret Zeigler talks about the private sector’s energy to address sustainability and food productivity.