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    Opinion | 2020 Democratic Candidates on Key Food and Agriculture Issues

    Given that the food sector currently generates nearly one-third of all climate-change emissions, we need a Democratic candidate who will transition our food system away from industrial agriculture.

    Alternative Use of Food Scraps: Building Communities

    Small scale composting helps build community, improve local soil, and save cities up to US$250,000 a year.

    Chef’s Smart Recipes for Customers, Farmers and the Planet

    Indian Chef Anahita Dhondy cooks with millets, providing people with an opportunity to discover how beneficial smart foods are for their health, farmers, and the planet.

    24 Faith-Based Organizations Promoting Food Security

    Faith-based organizations have historically contributed to humanitarian aid worldwide, many of them with a focus on alleviating hunger and promoting food security.

    The Bronner Mom Behind the Movement

    Lisa Bronner transformed the curious costumers contacting Dr. Bronner’s into a movement demanding healthier products that better support farmers.

    Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

    Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

    Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods

    Since 2014, Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chef Sean Sherman has championed returning to indigenous foods favored by Native Americans before colonization. An award-winning cookbook, chef training, a food truck and public dinners help to spread this message.

    Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

    Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.

    Five Ways You’re Responsible for Change in the Food System: Food Tank in L.A.

    For these leaders in L.A., the trigger for change in the food system is not startups, corporations, or policies—it is a newly conscious and passionate general public refusing to accept the status quo.

    Promoting Integrated Fisheries in West Africa

    CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.