Policy and Organizing

USDA Invests US$20 Billion in SNAP Benefits for Americans

The average monthly food aid awarded per person will increase from US$121 to US$157, totaling an additional US$20 billion per year.

A ‘Game Changer’ Law May Help Black Farmers Secure Threatened Land Legacies

Resolving heirs’ property could help families generate value and address the U.S. racial wealth gap.

Connecting the Dots During the Super Year of Food

This is the first piece in a series produced by the Global Action Platform on Sustainable Consumption and Diets. Read parts two and three, and learn more by visiting their webpage here. Humanity’s chance of achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable…

Hunger Relief Organizations Must Make Systemic Changes, Study Shows

A recent study from Duke University and WhyHunger calls for systematic, long-term changes in the food system.

The Global Food Donation Atlas Tackles Food Waste Policy

The new tool identifies challenges to food donation and opportunities to create more sustainable policies.

Youth Leaders Campaigning for 17 Food System Actions at UN Pre-Summit

The Act4Food Act4Change global campaign grew out of youth-led pledge in Bangladesh to promote healthy eating.

Supreme Court Rules Against California Farm Workers and Unions

Supreme Court decision could make it more difficult for union organizers to recruit farm workers in California.

Long Food Movement Report Calls for Long-Term and Forward Looking Reform

The report emphasizes the important role that civil society organizations will play in restructuring and improving the global food system.

U.N. Food Systems Champions on the Importance of Public Sector Finance and Fiscal Policy

Members of the U.N. Food Systems Champions Network discuss the ways that public finance and fiscal policy can support sustainable food systems.

Family Farm Action Alliance Report Shows Impacts of Consolidation in the Agrifood System

A new report from Family Farm Action Alliance, The Food System: Concentration and Its Impacts, highlights corporate concentration in the food system.