Trump’s new executive order “Revitalize Agriculture and Promote Rural Prosperity” aims to increase economic viability of farmers and widen scope of exports.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released its 2017 Global Food Policy Report. This year, it particularly focuses on ensuring food security in a world where two-thirds of the population is projected to live in urban centers by 2050.
Last month, Congress held initial hearings to inform the 2018 Farm Bill. Agriculture Committee members heard about the struggling farm economy, crop insurance, and rural development. One issue that wasn’t discussed, despite its profound impact on farmers, is climate change. Both Republican House and
Food Tank speaks with Francesco Pierri, Head of the U.N. Food And Agriculture Organization (FAO) Advocacy Unit, about the Family Farming Knowledge Platform. This online platform seeks to collect information on international, regional, and national regulations and laws that are relevant to family far
Food Tank speaks with Karl Robillard, Director of Marketing and Communications for Meals on Wheels San Francisco, about the proposed federal budget cuts, the ensuing media frenzy, and what it means for the crucial services they provide to seniors in the community.
Lauren Baker of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food spoke at the Inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which was held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ (CSIS) is hosting a live webcast and discussion, from 9 to 10:30 am EST on April 6, to explore the role of biotechnology in the future of African food security.
UNLEASH, a global innovation lab, is currently accepting applications for young people to attend their first ever event in Denmark that takes place in August. Attendees will create practical solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Traditional leaders are seeking to construct a middle ground in a battle over Zambia’s new land policy, one that rejects efforts to privatize customary land through formal titling but improves tenure security by granting villagers traditional landholding certificates.
Mexican officials and business groups are shifting the conversation around trade to highlight U.S. dependence on Mexican imports. A proposed bill hopes to shift Mexican corn imports away from the U.S. and business groups are following suit. Mexico is the largest importer of U.S. corn, sparking conce