Climate Change

International Year of Family Farming: How Can Permaculture Help Family Farmers?

In the Permaculture Voices Shout webinar, speakers discussed methods and benefits of permaculture for smallholder and family farms.

Africa’s First Soil Atlas

Scientists have compiled the first soil atlas of Africa to help the general public, policymakers, land users, and scientists understand this key resource.

Food Hero: Molly Brown, NASA Research Scientist

Food Tank interviews NASA’s Molly Brown about her research, and what it can offer to experts working to combat climate change and food insecurity.

Ethiopia’s Pricey Relationship with the Climate

The climate of Ethiopia is rapidly changing, exposing the country to more frequent, extreme weather events that will cost a hefty price.

Food Tank Book of the Week: The Permaculture Handbook by Peter Bane

Peter Bane, author of The Permaculture Handbook, took the time to speak with Food Tank about his book and his personal experiences with permaculture.

International Year of Family Farming: Bukonzo Joint Cooperative Challenging Gender Roles

Bukonzo Joint is a member-owned coffee cooperative in Uganda that works to fight gender inequity and poverty in environmentally sustainable ways.

118 Twitter Feeds Every Food Activist Needs to Follow

Food Tank has chosen 118 Twitter accounts for those involved in the food movement, or anyone who just wants to know more about the food system.

Danielle Reports Back

While climate change poses a serious threat to farming all over the world, I’m mostly feeling hopeful about—and invigorated by—the future of agriculture.

Thought for Food Challenge Finalist: Team O.A.S.I.S./Project Desert Farms

Students envision cultivating the desert as a solution to food insecurity.

Food Hero: Bob Martin, Senior Policy Advisor at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Bob Martin, this week’s Food Hero, has extensively researched recommendations for improving the United States’ livestock agriculture.