Food Security

Rice Varieties Critical to Culture and Biodiversity at Risk of Extinction

Culturally significant heirloom rice varieties in the Philippines are at risk of extinction.

New iPhone App Strives to Increase Food Access in New Orleans

New iPhone app has the potential to increase food security in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Andean Values have Promoted Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture for Centuries

Indigenous people in Andes promote sustainable agriculture and crop biodiversity.

10 Cities Leading the Conversation on Sustainable Eating

These ten cities around the world are revolutionizing their food systems and leading the conversation on sustainable eating.

Researchers Find an Area the Size of the EU is Cultivated in Urban Areas Around the World

A recent study documents the extent of urban and peri-urban croplands around the world and what resources those farms consume.

From Seattle to Rome, Food Sovereignty Movement Pushes for Reforms

In Seattle and Rome, the food sovereignty movement pushed for key changes in the global food system.

BCFN YES! Finalists to Present at Sixth International Forum on Food & Nutrition

The ten Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) YES! Finalists will present at the Sixth International Forum on Food and Nutrition December 3–4 in Milan.

For Smallholder Farmers, Tenure Makes a Crucial Difference in Livelihoods

New guidelines improve tenure security for smallholder farmers around the world.

Family Farming and Food Security Go Hand-in-Hand

During the IYFF, food system leaders advocate for the right of all peoples to produce their own food.

Saving Seeds Can Strengthen Food Security

Native Seeds addresses the loss of biocultural diversity in the Southwest through seed saving.