Food Access

Is USAID’s Feed The Future Initiative Sustainable?

Feed The Future works in 19 countries across the globe, but hasn’t provided feedback on their progress towards self-reliance in more than two years.

Global Youth Urge Businesses and Policymakers to Center Healthy, Sustainable Diets

Youth from around the world and their allies released an open letter calling for governments and businesses to center sustainable and healthy diets in climate commitments and upcoming global fora.

Healthy and Sustainable Diets Are Critical to Reaching 1.5°C Climate Goal

Even if all other sectors decarbonize completely, carbon emissions from food systems alone would use nearly all of the emissions budget for both 1.5°C and 2°C goals.

Local Government Leaders Sign the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration at COP26

Participants called upon world leaders to recognize that local governments and communities are critical leaders in food systems sustainability.

How Grocery Stores Can Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices

Healthy Eating Research is finding the most effective strategies to help consumers make healthy choices in grocery stores.

New Report Highlights Global Farmers Markets Creating Alternatives to Industrialized Food System

A recent report compares the tools farmers markets need to succeed and emphasizes the role independent, civil society-led farmers markets can play in improving the global food system.

Film Festival Highlights Small-Scale Farmers’ Collaboration Across Africa and South America

Farmers highlight several new techniques they developed to improve the health of their crops and communities.

Danone Institute North America Awards US$160,000 to Support Local Food Systems Solutions

Funding will help the winning teams develop, carry out, and evaluate their community-based projects.

World Farmers Market Coalition Launches to Cultivate Lasting Food Security

At the U.N Food Systems Pre-Summit, the World Farmers Market Coalition launches to facilitate the establishment of global farmers markets.

D.C. Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity with Community Fridges

Feed the Fridge fights hunger with community fridges.