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. where her research on eating habits and identities inspired her to further pursue an M.A. in Food Politics at the European School of Political and Social Sciences in Lille, France. She recently received the Susan Strange Prize for best Master’s thesis with her thesis on addressing structural violence and food insecurity in urban food deserts. Her research interests include food sovereignty, environmental and social justice, and sustainable agriculture.

COVID-19 Is Not the Only Cause Behind Rising Food Insecurity

The annual State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report finds that food insecurity and malnutrition are steadily increasing despite efforts to reach zero hunger in 2030.

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.

Creating Communities Around Sustainable Food Ecosystems in Universities

A new initiative launched by the farm-to-table app, Bites | Eat With Your Tribe is connecting student eaters and student cooks to create sustainable food ecosystems on college campuses.

Exploring the Importance and Challenges of Plant-Based Diets

Experts discuss the importance of eating plant-based diets for our health and for the planet’s.