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From Crisis to Possibility: Five Aspirations for our Food System

Transforming the food system will take great effort and requires a systems based approach. By working toward these five aspirations, it is possible to build a more equitable food system that provides nutritious food for all.

NORC Report Finds 1.6 Million Children Are Engaged in Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry in West Africa

A report from the NORC looks at prevalence of child labor in the cocoa industry in West Africa and solutions to address the issue.

New Report from One Fair Wage Finds Service Workers Are More Vulnerable During Pandemic

Tipped service workers are seeing a decline in tips and an increase in sexual harassment amid the pandemic, according to a new report.

Selling the Past as Innovation in Africa

Despite criticism, a growing number of farmers, scientists, and development experts are advocate for a shift from high-input, chemical-intensive agriculture to low-input ecological farming.

Investing in a Better Future of Snacking

CoLab is a new start-up engagement program for entrepreneurs to create healthy snacks that are delicious and good for the planet.

15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

Women at the intersection of food and technology are solving the most pressing challenges of the agriculture sector today.

Monoculture could worsen vulnerability to climate change

To boost agricultural resilience, research suggests, policymakers and producers must create more diverse farms by considering how single-species fields interact with water and feed into environmental threats.

Developing Equitable Technology for Food Security

In an event on digital and physical food security, experts discussed how technological solutions can support food security without deepening existing inequities.

UN Food Systems Champions Discussing Power Imbalances in Food and Agriculture

Food Tank, in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, hosted the first in a series of seven panel discussions with the Champions Network for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit.

NFL Hosts Green Week Ahead of Super Bowl

Super Bowl LV “Green Week” included the construction of a community garden, compost center, and fruit tree orchard.