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The U.N. Food Systems Summit One Year On: Is it Just a Paper Tiger?

On the first anniversary of the U.N. Food Systems Summit, it’s important to ask: Was it all talk and no action? Can the beautiful food system transformation plans come to life?

Raising Sustainability and Gender Standards Across Asia’s Seafood Industry

The Asian Seafood Improvement Collaborative (ASIC) seeks to empower Asian seafood producers, processors, and distributors by establishing place-based social and environmental standards.

With a Guaranteed Market for their Hogs, Farmers Don’t Need to “Get Big or Get Out”

When fifth generation farmer Joe Mickelson transitioned to small-scale diversification, he discovered that raising pigs in the open air was a new—and much more enjoyable—experience. 

We All Must Be Citizen Eaters: Notes from the Historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health gave the country with a to-do list. Now it’s time to follow through.

Inspiring the Next Generation on Sankofa Farms

Sankofa Farms Agricultural Academy is helping young Black students connect more deeply with the food system while equipping them with career readiness skills and helping them envision new paths for their futures.

UN Global Compact Ocean Stewardship Coalition and Envisible Launch an Accelerator Focused on Oceans, Food, and Finance with Startup Portugal

The new accelerator network will build collective capacity and routes to market for youth, entrepreneurs and start-ups to scale solutions.

Food Tech Company Aims to Create Healthy, Sustainable Beef Alternatives

A California-based food tech company is creating cell-based meat to decrease the beef industry’s carbon footprint and increase public health.

The U.S. Infant Formula Crisis Highlights the Dangers of Food Monopolies

The U.S infant formula shortage crisis reveals how the infant formula market is controlled by corporate monopolies, unable to deliver essential services to Americans most in need.

La Canasta Campesina Encourages Youth Engagement in Farming by Giving Youth a Voice

La Canasta Campesina gives youth a place in farming by highlighting the many roles in a modern agribusiness.

New Report Reveals Organic Dairy Farming Stores Carbon, Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Research shows that greenhouse gas emissions on organic U.S. dairy farms were 24 percent lower when compared to emissions from conventional dairy farms.

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