The launch of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is an important milestone for the project of achieving global food security. Brian King, the Coordinator for the Platform, and Andy Jarvis, one of the founders of the Platform, discuss the ideas behind this initiative and their vision for
Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, discusses her work building transparent and strong communication between all players in the food system. Breaking these barriers and taking action will result in an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable food system.
Another status quo Farm Bill may jeopardize the future of the food system, failing to regulate pesticides, improve water quality, support organic farmers, and more.
The Beyond Burger, a new plant-based burger, has won fans from both vegetarian and vegan eaters as well as traditional meat eaters.
At the Butchers Club in Hong Kong, this new trend suggests a growing market for plant-based protein on traditionally meat-centric menus.
Greenpeace’s new report on the meat and dairy system outlines key environmental and health impacts, and calls governments, businesses, and individuals to action.
This year, the Roddenberry Foundation will award U.S.$1 million to four organizations for innovations in food waste, plant-rich diets, education, and gender equity.
This piece explores a forthcoming report by the U.N. Environment Initiative on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).
Food Tank asked our readers to share what innovations they find most exciting to deal with climate change on the farm. They responded with diverse examples from around the world.
Have you ever thought about what your clothes are made of? Who makes them, or what happens when you throw them away? The truth about the fashion industry is ugly, but you can be part of the change.
An article about the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Mali describes how this methodology helps farmers deal with climate change.