When women farmers in Kenya and Burkina Faso have equal representation in the decision-making process surrounding land governance, food security improves and soils are managed more sustainably.
As extreme weather events become more frequent, agricultural systems must become more resilient. Our research has found that organic crops have the potential to produce yields up to 40 percent higher in times of inclement weather—like flooding or drought—than conventional systems.
He’eia is the second largest of about 40 fishponds left in the Hawaiian Islands, and this non-profit has worked to rebuild and preserve the traditional structure since 2001, looking at ancient foodways that could, if permitted and desired, feed the entire island.
U.N. Environment Programme report shows that land-use practices that store carbon could be key in the fight against climate change.
The Good Food Institute’s Bruce Friedrich talks about the options that may convince consumers to eat with the planet’s health in mind.
Given that the food sector currently generates nearly one-third of all climate-change emissions, we need a Democratic candidate who will transition our food system away from industrial agriculture.
Across the Middle East urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity threaten food security, these 16 food and agriculture initiatives redefine how the region grows, eats, and disposes of its food.
Indian Chef Anahita Dhondy cooks with millets, providing people with an opportunity to discover how beneficial smart foods are for their health, farmers, and the planet.