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.
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.
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.
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.
Soils are living, biodiverse ecosystems, home to microscopic organisms that fix nitrogen and break down organic materials.
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.
Beans hold great potential as the future grows increasingly unpredictable. Why aren’t we eating more of them?
The global food crisis has highlighted the fragility and fragmentation of the global food system and its vulnerability to shocks. India must adapt and develop long term plans to address such future shocks.
On the first anniversary of the U.N. Food Systems Summit, it’s important to ask: Was it all talk and no action? Can the beautiful food system transformation plans come to life?