Climate Change

Five Initiatives Supporting Small-Scale Farmers Growing Indigenous Crops

In honor of the Food Sovereignty Prize and World Food Day, Food Tank recognizes five initiatives supporting small-scale farmers producing healthy crops.

International Year of Family Farming: Forecasting Famine Could Prevent Great Hardship. Why Isn’t It?

Famine forecasting systems are more sophisticated and effective than ever, but a report from Chatham House shows that prediction isn’t leading to prevention.

14 Reasons to Be Hopeful About the Future of Food

Food Tank’s mission is to highlight stories of hope and success. These are 14 reasons to be hopeful about the future of the food system.

Does Aquaculture Have the Potential to Feed the World’s Hungry?

Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing animal food production sectors, and accounts for nearly half of the supply of fish for consumption around the world.

Dark Clouds or Silver Linings? How Climate Change Will Affect Agriculture in Southern Africa

Farming in southern Africa is risky business, especially when the weather is working against you.

Failure To Act: Missing Out on Opportunities for Development

An overview of some of the most egregious inactions that have contributed to a failure to solve the food crisis in 2012.

International Year of Family Farming: Research Organizations Demand Responsible Farmland Investment

Investment in agricultural land has been increasing, and with it, social and environmental concerns.

26 Films Every Food Activist Must Watch

Food Tank has selected 26 incredible films educating audiences about changes being made – or that need to be made – in the food system.

Nordic Diets Show Potential to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Study shows that new, alternative Nordic diets are associated with reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land by Gary Paul Nabhan

Food Tank’s Book of the Week shares sustainable solutions for farmers to prepare for the effects of climate change.