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Chocothon, the Initiative that Seeks to Save Cocoa Production in Ghana

Chocothon, a collaborative initiative for cocoa farmers, kicks off on January 18.

Ambassador Darci Vetter: “Food and agriculture policy are critical”

Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit, Let’s Build a Better Food Policy, on February 2, 2017.

Technology is Reducing Food Waste: Interview with Copia’s Mike Goldblatt

A for-profit food waste reduction and recovery company based in San Francisco, CA, Copia has the first end-to-end waste reduction and recovery technology available.

Promoting Farmworker Rights and Social Responsibility in the Food System

Bruce Goldstein, President of Farmworker Justice, is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit: Let’s Build a Better Food Policy.

The Future of Food is in Cooperatives

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Narendra Varma, founder of Our Table Cooperative, a multi-stakeholder cooperative located in Sherwood, Oregon. Our Table has 58 acres of farmland, a grocery, and numerous farm-based educational opportunities, and the organization incorporates the…

United Nations Approves New Animal Welfare Recommendations

New United Nations recommendations on animal welfare provide progressive guidelines for an industry adapting to scientific discoveries and emerging expectations of consumers.

Next Secretary of Agriculture?

The President-elect has not appointed one of the most important positions in the new administration—the new Secretary of Agriculture. Who do you think should get the job?

New Food Metrics Provide Better Information on Access to Nutritious Foods in Africa

The Indicators of Affordability of Nutritious Diets in Africa project will help policymakers and program managers craft policy that ensures access to a diverse, nutritious diet.

Carbon Farming for the Individual

Carbon farming is not just limited to farmers. Individuals can help reduce atmospheric carbon and improve soil quality by carbon gardening.

Ten Celebrities Advocating for a More Sustainable Food System

These 11 celebrities are using their name, audience, and dollars to draw attention to issue areas within the global food system.

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