Land grabbing occurs when private investors, often encouraged by governments, purchase and take over control of farmland. This escalates food price volatility, food insecurity, and poverty, which is most burdensome on rural and developing areas.
BCFN Alumni Matthew Cooper shares his insight into how forests can help shelter communities from food insecurity.
Food Tank interviews LeanPath’s CEO Andrew Shakman about the status of food waste in our world today and his company’s efforts to encourage food waste prevention.
The coexistence of hunger and obesity has created a disturbing paradox worldwide. Hunger cannot be solved simply through increasing food production. Nourished Planet examines the underlying structural issues causing these imbalances and explores solutions.
Ghana supplies up to a quarter of the world’s cocoa, but why do European countries produce all the premium chocolate? Meet the Ghanaian chocolate makers molding their own futures, one chocolate bar at a time.
Taylor Quinn is the Emerging Markets Director for the US food-tech startup, JUST. Initially, JUST sent him to Liberia to start an educational project. Quinn soon found an opportunity to approach food aid in a totally new way. Now they are selling JUST Power Gari.
CERAAS earned Regional Center of Excellence recognition for its research on adapting dry cereals to drought conditions and its plans to expand into the rest of West and Central Africa.
While chefs have been a driving force improving school food for a long time, now they’re also stepping in to transform hospital kitchens, bringing with them expertise in healthy menu planning and fresh food sourcing.
In southern Bangladesh, where the Rohingya refugee population has swelled since August 2017, humanitarian organizations focus on boosting food security and preparing for quick response to disasters during monsoon season rains.
Urban farmers are reclaiming empty lots, yards, abandoned parks, and even the patches of grass between sidewalks and roads in order to grow food — here’s why.