Innovation for Sustainability

Opinion | Amid Growing Hunger and Obesity, the Right to Food Needs a New Approach for Sustainable Development

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva explains the urgent need to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the globe as the human right to food becomes a growing priority.

7 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ Without the Waste on VDay

Hallmark holidays are often filled with extra paper, plastic, and general waste. This year, Food Tank is giving you ideas to celebrate love while maintaining environmentally conscious actions.

Sowing a Better Seed: How Crop Modeling Could Help Feed the World

Crop modeling is just one form of agricultural research that may benefit from the unified approach of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture.

Millet and Sorghum are Climate-Smart Grains for Farmers in Chad

Climate-resilient grains like pearl millet and sorghum can help subsistence farmers in Chad enjoy increased crop yields and better self-resilience.

Seafood Processing Water Can Help Supply the World with Protein

Research from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden shows that seafood processing water is a valuable source of protein and can play a vital role in fulfilling the world’s growing demand for nutrient-dense food.

Greening Uganda: Restoring Native Forest Cover To Increase Local Resilience

The Native Seeds Project is providing local farmers and refugee communities with sustainable nutrition and increasing their resilience to climate change.

How Will the EU Halve Its Food Waste?

Following ambitious European Union (EU) food waste reduction targets set earlier this year, the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste met to take stock of progress.

Europe May Lead the 21st Century Food System—With Needed Innovations

EIT Food is connecting consumers, start-ups, industry partners, innovators, small-to-medium enterprises, and universities across Europe for a future-proof food sector.

Ways Forward to Step Up Soil Carbon and Meet Paris Pledges

One-third of carbon emissions are absorbed by the earth’s biosphere. After forests, agricultural lands and wetlands have the most potential to do this. A panel of experts convened at COP24 last week to discuss ways in which this potential can be realized.

Training Youth Key to Growing African Agriculture

For CORAF, training youth is not just a matter of preparing for the rising age of researchers or increasing unemployment, but a matter of enhancing the food system as a whole.