Agriculture

Dr. Abdou Tenkouano to Become New Director General of ICIPE

Abdou Tenkouano, incoming Director General at ICIPE, aims to drive inclusive innovations for socio-economic development in Africa.

Harvard and NYU Report Reveals Risk for Zoonotic Disease in U.S. Animal Markets

Harvard Law School and New York University’s recent report on 36 U.S. animal markets reveals hidden risks and regulatory challenges in a fragmented system that could impact public health.

Marketing that Matters: Audubon Seal Connects Ranchers and Consumers

The Audubon Society’s bird-friendly seal was developed to help eaters choose meat products produced in way that conserves grasslands.

New FoodPrint Report Exposes Shocking Impact of ‘Forever Chemicals’ on the Food System

Eaters can be exposed to PFAS through a number of everyday activities, from drinking water to eating food that contains or has come into contact with these forever chemicals.

Investing In Local Farmers To Build Food Sovereignty for Haiti

By investing in local economies, local peasant associations, and local solutions like agroecology, organizations are rebuilding a self-sufficient food system.

Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners (BUGs) National Conference Comes to Philadelphia

The event will offer sessions including keynote speeches by renowned speakers, urban farm tours, social events, and over 50 workshops

Mexico’s Corn Defenders Honored with Environmental Prize

The Demanda Colectiva helped open the door to a new government that takes native corn and its protection seriously.

From the Ground Up: Grassroots Movement Transforms Public Food Supply Chains, Paving the Way for Justice and Equity

Food Chain Workers Alliance and HEAL Food Alliance shed light on the transformative power of value-based food purchasing in challenging corporate dominance over institutional procurement markets.

23 Must-Read Books that Will Transform How You Think about Food and the World

This fall, Food Tank invites you to embark on a literary journey with 23 remarkable books that promise to expand and enrich your comprehension of food systems while harnessing the transformative power of storytelling.

Remembering M.S. Swaminathan: Indian Agriculture Scientist Leaves a Legacy of Hope for Humanity at 98

Swaminathan’s journey, from pioneering cross-breed wheat seeds that curbed famine to his advocacy for sustainable farming practices, has left a lasting mark on global agriculture.

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