Food systems hold the key to addressing global challenges like conflict, climate change, and hunger.
Without Farmers at the Center, Regenerative Agriculture Will Be a Slogan Not a Solution
Regenerative agriculture is gaining traction, promising to mitigate the climate crisis and improve food systems, but its power can’t be unleashed automatically.
Acknowledge Agriculture: The Sector at the U.N. Water Conference that Is Not Receiving the Spotlight it Should
Agriculture must receive the attention it deserves at the U.N. Water Conference to ensure food security and protect the world’s natural resources.
Finding the Right Balance: Healthy People and a Healthy Planet
A landmark report described how to nourish people and save the planet. But more recent research suggests these guidelines fall short in essential nutrients, begging the question: Can this diet ever provide adequate vitamins and minerals?
Latin America’s Food Paradox
Nearly 268 million Latin Americans are feeling the effects of food insecurity, with many millions more likely to join their ranks in the coming months.
Global Development’s Glaring Blind Spot: The Power of Smallholder Women Farmers
Smallholder farmers produce up to 80 percent of the food supply in Asian and sub-Saharan African countries, and women are crucial producers on those farms.
Investment in Small and Future Farmers: Essential to Healthy Food and Healthy Rural Communities
There is a critical need for investment in small and future farmers. Their growth and ability to thrive is intimately tied to healthy food, healthy people, and robust rural communities.
Science, Precaution, and Mexico’s GMO Corn Restrictions
A new decree states that any ban on GM feed corn, which is the overwhelming majority of U.S. exports, would only be implemented gradually, pending a full review of the science and the availability of adequate supplies of non-GM corn.
Op-Ed: Soil Connects Us to the Earth
Soils are living, biodiverse ecosystems, home to microscopic organisms that fix nitrogen and break down organic materials.
The Importance of Increasing the Resilience of Food and Nutrition Security to Climate Change
Heading into COP27, it’s important to remember that the severity of climate change consequences is critically dependent on progress to reduce emissions and to adapt.