Economics and Policy

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.

Organic Food & Farming Report Outlines Opportunities for the Farm Bill

A newly released report details the benefits of organic farming and outlines strategies to expand organic agriculture practices through the 2023 Farm Bill.

EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission Revises Guidance for Healthy, Diverse Diets, and Sustainable Food Systems

The EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission held a press conference to update the public on their forthcoming report, which will include goals for healthy diets and sustainable food systems.

Mutual Aid Organizations Help Community Heal After Hate Attack

Mutual aid organizations work to ensure residents on the East Side of Buffalo affected by the mass shooting continue to receive nutritious food and necessities.

UK Investor Coalition Calls for Stricter Food Industry Standards

The Investor Coalition on UK Food Policy wants the UK government to take a stronger stance on health and sustainability efforts in the food industry.

The Inequality Pandemic: Agribusiness Billionaires Profit from Pain in Oxfam Brief

Oxfam’s new brief reveals how wealth inequalities, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, increased food insecurity for society’s most vulnerable.

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