Two farmer cooperatives in Arkansas, New South Co-op and Grassroots Co-op, are helping fight food insecurity in a region where 20 percent of families go hungry
I’ve recently spent several weeks in Malawi, and for about 15 years I have been working with colleagues on measuring the impacts of agricultural input use in Africa. With American budget cuts looming, I spent some of my time overseas reflecting on the importance of the research that is often support
The 2017 Census of Agriculture provides an opportunity for farmers and ranchers to influence the future of agriculture, including policies and budget priorities, by giving them a voice.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Rice Research Institute are joining forces to promote sustainable rice production and improve the lives of small-scale farmers and women in developing countries.
Food Tank speaks with Francesco Pierri, Head of the U.N. Food And Agriculture Organization (FAO) Advocacy Unit, about the Family Farming Knowledge Platform. This online platform seeks to collect information on international, regional, and national regulations and laws that are relevant to family far
Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” on April 1, 2017.
Paul Willis, Farmer and Founder of Niman Ranch Pork Company, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
Food Tank had the opportunity to interview David Wagstaff. He founded Alfrea, the company with an online marketplace for landowners, garden helpers, and farmers who want to sell produce.
In countries of East Africa, Send a Cow’s training experts share new ideas about gender equality and organic agriculture in order to bring balance and self-sufficiency to communities.
Roger Johnson, 14th President of the National Farmers Union, is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit, Let’s Build a Better Food Policy, which will be hosted in partnership with George Washington University and the World Resources Institute on February 2, 2017.