Storing nearly 1 million seeds from genebanks worldwide in a cave at -18 degrees Celsius, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault ensures that if a genebank’s seeds vanish or fall into ruin, much the world’s biodiversity will still remain helping ensure food security.
Countries have generally high agrobiodiversity but need to step up to foster sustainability in food and agriculture, a new index from Bioversity International shows.
Use your food to its fullest potential. By using the often-forgotten peels, stems, leaves, and other parts of an ingredient, you can waste less and taste more. Food Tank gives 11 tips for maximizing what you buy at the grocery store.
Climate change brings heavy rainfall and flooding to key farm states in the Midwestern U.S. causing price spikes globally and a reminder that in a globalized food system the impacts are felt far beyond the farm.
City Growers is creating unique and forward-thinking programs for youth across New York City to explore agriculture and sustainability.
ICARDA saved over 100,000 varieties of seeds held in a genebank in Syria. Their work is contributing to the knowledge of the world and paving the way for other genebanks to follow suit.
Researchers found that eating organic food for one week had significantly reduced levels of toxins within the body, and in turn, reduce the health risks of pesticide exposure.
A sustainable soap company is paving the way for using sustainable agricultural practices which can be used to build a better food system.
ILM is the process through which community stakeholders come together across sectors and interests to collaboratively plan and design their environment, agreeing on sustainable ways to use land.
Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.