Swathi Chaganty
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Swathi Chaganty completed her Master’s in Agroecology from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skåne, Sweden. She also holds Master’s and Bachelor’s Integrated degree in Biotechnology from Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai, India. Studying and working on the current agriculture and food system, focusing on food security and food sovereignty under the larger context of environmental sustainability and social justice for farmers is her passion.

Medical Marijuana, Bringing in A New Lease of Life to Colombian Indigenous Communities

La Finca Interacviva hopes to bring about the change in socio-economic, environmental lives of Colombian Indigenous People and those suffering from debilitating medical conditions through medical hemp.

Nutrition and Health 101: Belgium’s Inverted Food Pyramid Model

Belgium has adopted a new inverted nutritional triangle model that focuses on the impact of food on health and prioritizes plant-based food products over processed meat and high-calorie diet. The model was developed by Flemish Institute for Healthy Living.

Crop One Holding: “Growing More, Using Less” through Indoor Vertical Farming

Sonia Lo of Crop One Holding discusses the beginnings of the vertical farming company,its goals, its future, and its ‘Beyond Organic’ label.

1 Artist, 365 Days, and 8,000 Products: Visualizing Food Consumption

How much food do you consume over the course of a year? What would it look like laid out in front of you? What about the global consumption? Itamar Gilboa’s Food Chain Project is an exhibition depicting one man’s yearly consumption.

Berry Good Night 100: Transforming the Food System with 100 Idea Ambassadors

What will you share with us? Who will enlighten you? What will we be inspired to do together? Are the questions Berry Good Food Foundation is pondering over, so join them for an evening of TEDx-style event in San Diego.

Aranya Agricultural Alternatives To Host 13th International Permaculture Convergence In India

Aranya Agricultural Alternatives will host the 13th International Permaculture Convergence in Hyderabad, discussing the progress and challenges of permaculture movement, and the significance of permaculture principles and practices in transforming the modern day agriculture under the context of climate change and its impacts.

Green Circle Chicken: Bringing Back Flavor, Texture, and Sustainability into Your Diet

D’Artagnan’s Green Circle Chicken, is a call back to simpler times of family farms when chickens were fed vegetable scraps and roamed the farmyard. Heritage birds are reared on vegetable scraps addressing the food waste issues that plagues the food industry, and thereby bringing flavor, texture, and sustainability back into your poultry meat diet.

EAT-Lancet Commission on Their Way to Transform the Food System

“It’s now time to go beyond adjusting recipes and start to build new and truly sustainable business models,” says Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen of the EAT Food Forum 2016.

Save the Date for BCFN’s Webinar on Agriculture in Our Future: Voice of Youth

BCFN invites youth to join May 23, 2017 webinar that will focus on the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) reform of Europe and discuss the need for food sustainability for future generations with international experts.

Tyson Pledges Better Workplace Environment for its Poultry Workers

Oxfam America and other workers justice organizations welcome Tyson Foods pledge to build and implement better and sustainable workplace environment for its workers, while still believing the journey for workers justice has just started.