Crops and Commodities

Food Security Policy Must Consider Local Context: “Climate Change and Poverty Are Inherently Sexist”

Climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on global food security, and these impacts are falling disproportionately on women.

Film Festival Highlights Small-Scale Farmers’ Collaboration Across Africa and South America

Farmers highlight several new techniques they developed to improve the health of their crops and communities.

Farming Communities Around the World Hold The Key to Food System Resilience

With climate change posing a major threat to agriculture, scientists and farming communities are working to conserve the genetic diversity of crops for food systems resilience.

Latin American Banana Production Faces Threats from Disease

The presence of TR4, the banana fruit’s deadliest disease, threatens banana production in Latin America.

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.

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