Climate Change

    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.

    The Crop That Can Feed the World?

    As global temperatures and populations increase, sustainable and effective systems, such as enset systems, are essential to eliminating poverty and hunger.

    From Dakar to Abidjan, Population Finally Finding Its Place in Food Security Assessments

    When women are empowered, the prospects for achieving food security for all will look a lot more hopeful.

    WEAI: A Valid Tool in Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

    The WEIA Index aims at increasing understanding of the connections between women’s empowerment, food security and agricultural growth.