Innovation for Sustainability

2023 Will be the International Year of Millets

The U.N. FAO is endorsing India’s proposal to declare 2023 as the International Year of Millets. Millet is becoming a favorite globally among those affected by climate change because of its ability to thrive in harsh and arid environments.

Opinion | A Farmer’s Transformation

A former tobacco farmer reflects on his transformation toward regenerative agriculture, influenced by a farmer-driven program that aims to feed the world while improving the health of the planet.

15 Must See Events at Natural Products #ExpoWest 2019

Food Tank is traveling to Anaheim, CA to participate in the Natural Products Expo West 2019—an event that hosts thousands of companies in the natural products industry.

The World Food Program Uses Innovation to Disrupt Hunger

The World Food Program’s high-tech, groundbreaking projects aim to identify and nurture radical solutions to hunger.

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.