Events

35+ Food Leaders to Convene Next Week in Washington, D.C.

These 35+ speakers and panelists will lead our discussions about building a bright future for food leadership and innovation at the 2018 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

UNLEASH 2018 Seeks Young Talent for Sustainable Solutions

UNLEASH, a global innovation lab for solutions to the SDGs, is being held in Singapore where 1,000 young talents will be working on solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

A Year in Review: 2017 Food and Agriculture News

We witnessed a monumental shift in global politics, a series of natural disasters, and indications of growing malnutrition and obesity. And yet the signs of a growing movement for food security, justice, and sustainability are everywhere.

Webinar: The Human Face of Trade and Food Security

The report examines the evolution of agricultural markets, global trade, and value chains and how smallholder farmers interact with the food system. Webinar will include a panel discussion of the report.

BCFN Award Recognizes Young Food System Researchers

This year’s winners are researching food security and interventions to improve mother/child health in Lebanon and integrated pest management to lower negative rice production impacts.

Live Webinar: Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus with the Global Alliance for the Future of Food

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GAFF) will host a webinar on December 12, 2017, at 11 am EST to highlight the findings of their recent report, Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing Practices, Political Economy, and Power Relations to Build Healthier Food Systems.

Storytelling Contest Open: Win Trip to Alaska

Planet Forward, in partnership with the eco-tourism company Lindblad Expeditions, is accepting applications for its fourth annual Storyfest Award. Grand Prize is a trip aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion to explore the Alaskan Inside Passage in June 2018.

BCFN Eighth International Forum On Food and Nutrition

The BCFN Forum is an international platform bringing together policymakers, the scientific community, the private sector, and civil society to share knowledge, analysis, and best practices in sustainable food and agriculture.

First Ever Food as Medicine Summit Held at Hunter College

The Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center will host its inaugural “Food as Medicine Summit — Bringing Everyone to the Table,” on Thursday, November 30th, 2017.

Young Farmers Conference Emphasizes Equality

The 10th Annual Young Farmers Conference is bringing together more than 300 farmers, chefs, and leaders in the food and agriculture movement to discuss an equitable and resilient way forward for agriculture.