Economics and Policy

Coalition Formed to Address Injustice and Exploitation for Agri-food Workers

The Decent Work for Equitable Food Systems Coalition is calling for decent work across food systems.

Empowering Agriculture Entrepreneurs: LadyAgri and the Future of Women-Focused Investments

LadyAgri Impact Investment Hub is forging a future for women agri-entrepreneurs through three pillars: technical assistance, agri-finance, and market access and technology.

GrowNYC Workers Secure Historic Union Victory, Paving the Way for Better Conditions in the Food Supply Chain

The victory comes three weeks after a delegation of GrowNYC employees demanded voluntary recognition of their union.

New York City Commits to 33 Percent Reduction in Food-Based Emissions by 2030 to Combat Climate Change

New York City Mayor’s Office of Food Policy announced the city’s commitment to reducing food-based emissions by 33 percent by 2030.

The Relationship Between Debt and Global Hunger: A Special IPES-Food Report

A debt crisis is pushing millions more people around the world into hunger.

Expanding Halal Options to Meet Student Needs

Community initiatives advocate for more halal options in K-12 schools to meet student needs and address food insecurity.

Food Donation Can Help Nigeria Fight Hunger and Cut Food Waste

The Global Food Donation Policy Atlas research shows Nigeria could benefit from improved food donation policies.

Inserting Food and Agriculture into Climate Action Plans

Incorporating food and agriculture systems into the Nationally Determined Contributions provide governments the chance to address their importance before another crisis hits.

Food Systems Leaders Call for Recognition of the True Value of Food

“I don’t think we value the food enough,” says Zitouni Ould-Dada, Deputy Director in the Climate and Environment Division at the FAO. “We don’t value the soil enough. We don’t value the ecosystems in general enough.”

Voters in Portland, ME to Decide Whether to Raise Wages for Workers

Voters In Portland, ME will decide whether to eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped workers and raise wages across the foodservice industry.

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