Morgane Batkai
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Morgane Batkai is a French-American Research and Writing Fellow at Food Tank who has lived in the US and across Europe.
She earned her B.A. in Cultural Studies at the University of Kent in the U.K. and her M.A. in Food Politics at the European School of Political and Social Sciences in Lille, France. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Open Universiteit where she studies how social learning can promote resilience in small-scale agriculture. Her research interests include food sovereignty, environmental and social justice, and sustainable agriculture.

Livestock Farmers in Afghanistan Face Crisis

The Taliban takeover threatens livestock farmers in Afghanistan, leaving them vulnerable to climate and economic shocks in an increasingly unstable country.

Food Tank Highlights 30 Organizations Supporting Young Farmers

Food Tank highlights 30 organizations working to support rural youth and young farmers across the globe.

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New Initiative Aims to Improve Transparency and Inclusivity in the Food System

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Latin American Banana Production Faces Threats from Disease

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Recent Report Exposes the Hidden Costs of Food in the U.S.

According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is 3 times what Americans are currently spending on food.

Indigenous Food Security at Risk Following Push for Conservation Plan

The 30 x 30 agenda would preserve 30 percent of the Earth’s land and sea by 2030, but it may also lead to food insecurity among Indigenous groups.

Europe Advances Farm to Fork Strategy with New Sustainability Code of Conduct

A recently signed Code of Conduct in Europe aims to improve sustainability in food businesses, but some NGOs are concerned that the Code is not enough to support sustainable food systems.