Economics and Policy

Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda

Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.

Global Leaders Pledge Their Commitment To True Cost Accounting

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…

Senator Booker’s Legislation Aims to Reform U.S. Farm Systems

Senator Booker has drawn a wide range of support from farm advocates, public health and environmental justice groups.

Recent Report Exposes the Hidden Costs of Food in the U.S.

According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is 3 times what Americans are currently spending on food.

Are Young People Really Eating Less Meat?

Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.

The Table to Farm Movement Championing Sustainable Agriculture in Colorado

Boulder County’s new program helps restaurants to support regional regenerative farming.

USDA Invests US$20 Billion in SNAP Benefits for Americans

The average monthly food aid awarded per person will increase from US$121 to US$157, totaling an additional US$20 billion per year.

Swette Center Report Calls on Biden-Harris Administration to Prioritize Organic Agriculture

New Swette Center report makes 46 recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration to advance organic agriculture as part of its Build Back Better initiative.

Connecting the Dots During the Super Year of Food

This is the first piece in a series produced by the Global Action Platform on Sustainable Consumption and Diets. Read parts two and three, and learn more by visiting their webpage here. Humanity’s chance of achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable…

Food Waste Experts Highlight Policy Solutions for the Public and Private Sectors

The event highlights policy solutions that reduce food waste across the food supply chain and improve food security.