The Hatching Hope Initiative is a new collaboration between Heifer International and Cargill. Food Tank spoke with the CEO of Heifer International to find out how convincing more women to raise chickens will sustainably reduce hunger and poverty for 100 million people by 2030.
The 5th Global Soil Week will convene more than 200 experts, policymakers, and civil society representatives to discuss the urgency for investing in sustainable land management.
As part of Food Tank’s first bi-monthly event on Capitol Hill on May 10, moderator Frank Sesno sat down with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Geeta Sethi, and Norbert Wilson to talk about the areas of the food system that policies must address for improved health world-wide.
On May 10, Food Tank visited the U.S. Capitol, joining experts like Kathleen Merrigan, Robert Graham, Gregory Cooper, and Rep. James P. McGovern to define the connection between agriculture and health for better food policy.
Policies related to seed law need reform if West African farmers are to improve crop diversity and manage their own seeds.
Policy and nutrition experts discuss the benefits and challenges of research-driven food policies at the Global Summit on Food Security, organized by Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance (KFLA).
Experiential education curriculum developer, Erin Bohm, sets the new standard for food education in drought prone regions. Highlighting the importance of soil health, crop variety, and community, drought-resilient education seeks to build a new generation of farmers and citizens.
Chefs, community activists, and a pastor participate in a roundtable discussion at the KFLA Global Summit in Atlanta discuss how to improve the health of low-income communities of color.
Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.