Thea Walmsley
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Thea Walmsley is a Food Tank Intern and a student at the Minerva Schools at KGI, where she is studying food systems in seven cities around the world and exploring possible solutions to the unique challenges that face them. She is passionate about building a more equitable and resilient food system, promoting gender equality in agriculture, and empowering individual communities to regain their involvement in the food they consume. 

India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Builds Living Seed Banks to Preserve Agricultural Diversity

India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Debal Deb has preserved 1,410 rare and folk varieties of rice to save them from extinction, promote food sovereignty, and fight corporate control of seeds.

Food Shift’s Food Waste and Job Training Program Seeks to Grow its Impact

Food Shift gives a second chance to both food and people—but they need help to grow their impact.

Trees That Feed Foundation Expands Programs to 17 Countries

Trees that Feed is providing breadfruit trees in 17 countries to create entire supply chains that help communities combat food insecurity, generate new forms of income, and develop self-sufficiency.

Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

Stonyfield Organic’s new OpenTEAM platform aims to provide farmers worldwide with a free data ecosystem to manage adaptive soil health on farms and reach carbon sequestration targets.

Using Greenhouses to Help Farmers Build Climate Resilience

Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.

Report: Soil Carbon Sequestration Key to Solving Climate Crisis

U.N. Environment Programme report shows that land-use practices that store carbon could be key in the fight against climate change.

New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.