Economics and Policy

Florida’s Food Policy Council: Building a Platform to Drive Change

The FLFPC board members give Food Tank insight into the accomplishments achieved and unique challenges that the FLFPC has faced in the last few years.

A New Pathway to Citizenship for Undocumented Farmworkers

The Agricultural Worker Program Act could help to bring stability to farmworkers, their communities, their agricultural employers, and our food system as a whole.

Food Industry Is Aligning with SDGs—but Not Taking Action

The food industry is taking the steps to monitor and report their environmentally and socially supportive choices—but not taking action to move the needle.

Non-Profit Working to Improve Global Food and Beverage Companies

One non-profit organization, Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF), is partnering with socially-conscious investors to tackle malnutrition and obesity by evaluating and bringing transparency to the nutritional contributions of companies such as Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, and Unilever.

Brazil’s Uncertain Future: President Jair Bolsonaro on Indigenous Rights, Environmental Conservation, and NGOs

Facing policy reforms which encourage deforestation, the people and resources of the Amazon are at serious risk.

How OzHarvest Is Helping Australia Halve Its Food Waste by 2030

Australia’s plan to halve food waste by 2030 is a lofty goal, but the country’s biggest food rescue organization, OzHarvest, is working hard to make it happen.

Opinion | 2020 Democratic Candidates on Key Food and Agriculture Issues

Given that the food sector currently generates nearly one-third of all climate-change emissions, we need a Democratic candidate who will transition our food system away from industrial agriculture.

New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.

10 Illuminating Discussions on Health and Nutrition from the Food Talk Podcast

Erasing world hunger—and ensuring the health of our environment—is a challenge that will take creative solutions to solve. In these 10 episodes of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” experts discuss how they’re rethinking nutrition for our modern world.

Under Climate Change: the Policy Catalyzing Transformation

According to the panel of experts, food policy addressing GHG emissions, waste, and dietary patterns need this to transform food under climate change.