Policy and Organizing

Promoting Urban Agriculture is Policy in San Francisco

San Francisco leads in urban agriculture by providing a pathway to property tax reductions for urban growers.

Cancer in Context: Ted Schettler’s Eco-Social Framework of Breast Cancer

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn about the ecology of breast cancer in this review of Ted Schettler’s most recent publication.

To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course

We can feed the world in 2050 if we change course and if we stop focusing only on producing more agricultural commodities.

Can Palm Oil Go Sustainable in Indonesia?

Pulling off climate mitigation, like REDD+, and fixing deforestation in Indonesia’s palm oil industry is a difficult proposition.

Scanning for Solutions: National Survey Asks Communities Nationwide to Share Food Projects

The Wallace Center at Winrock International, Changing Tastes and Common Market scan the nation for community-based food system innovations.

UN Climate Summit Takes Steps to Ensure Food Security for 9 Billion People by 2050

GFAR stakeholders have been at the forefront of actions to raise awareness of the potential of agricultural systems in adapting and mitigating to climate change

IFAD Launches AgTalks Series to Present Human Face of Family Farming

As a contribution to the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development, is launching the AgTalks series.

A Feast of Information: This Online Platform is Coordinating Food Advocates Across the Globe

The Global SCP Clearinghouse aims to be a one-stop hub, bringing together scattered information into a coherent space for the international community.

Join the Conversation on ICTs and Family Farming

GFAR pledged to increase joint efforts to boost the contribution of science, technology and innovation to enable family farmers to improve their livelihoods.