Crops and Commodities

Nipah Virus Reemerges in India

Farmers worry how the concerns over the virus might impact demand for their products.

Traditional Staple Crop May Help Manage Diabetes, Study Shows

Analyses from institutions across four countries demonstrate the positive effects of millet consumption on blood sugar.

Calling All Storytellers Passionate About Food and Climate Action

25 Storytellers will advance to The Lexicon Total Storytelling Masterclass and learn how to produce location-based stories of agrobiodiversity for the initiative.

Expanding Nutrition Initiatives in Lead-Up to U.N. Food Systems Summit

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is playing a key role in improving the nutrition landscape in Ethiopia.

Family Farm Action Alliance Report Shows Impacts of Consolidation in the Agrifood System

A new report from Family Farm Action Alliance, The Food System: Concentration and Its Impacts, highlights corporate concentration in the food system.

Big Fish Series: Is Aquaculture Breaking Into the Global Food System?

During an event hosted by Stanford University’s Center on Food Security and the Environment and the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture, panelists reflect on past, and the state of aquaculture today.

Integrated Approach Is Needed for Food System Change, Says New Report

The FABLE Consortium’s recent report proposes strategies and pathways for 20 countries to develop sustainable land-use and food systems.

Monoculture Could Worsen Vulnerability to Climate Change

To boost agricultural resilience, research suggests, policymakers and producers must create more diverse farms by considering how single-species fields interact with water and feed into environmental threats.

New on the Podcast: Jeff Dunn on the Food Industry, Carrots, and Going Plant-Based

For Bolthouse Farms CEO, Jeff Dunn, carrot-based products and other plant-powered meals are the next directions for the food industry.

Study Says Wild Crops Can Bolster Food Access in Arid Climates

A recent study suggests reintroducing wild crops to bolster food security, restore local ecosystems, and improve community health in desert regions.