Policy and Organizing

Small Island Developing States Face Unique Development Challenges

Small Island Developing States are becoming the focus of IFAD’s development discussions.

Take One Simple Step to Create a Better Food System—Today!

Take the pledge to stand up for a food system that is fair and just and join the almost 5,000 other supporters!

Food Recovery: A New Standard in the Food Industry

Does food recovery hold the key to reducing hunger as our global population hits nine billion by 2015?

FAO Announces International Symposium on Agroecology

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will host an International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition this September.

The Need for Long-Term Drought Policy: From Crisis to Risk Management

There is a call for long-term risk management policy approaches in the context of the increasing severity and longevity of droughts worldwide.

ROC United Unmasks the National Restaurant Association

ROC United denounces the detrimental lobbying activities of the National Restaurant Association and calls upon Congress to stop accepting its corporate cash.

Agrarian Elders are Cultivating the Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders

The Agrarian Elders Conference held at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, addressed the concerns of America’s original organic farmers.

Food Oasis Vision Places Residents at Heart of a Food Strategy

Residents described a Food Oasis vision that has become the framework for grant making and organizing tools for residents.

GFAR Report Finds that Strengthening Farmers’ Rights Can Prevent Food Insecurity

GFAR finds that Guatemalan farmers seek inclusion in local and national discussions about their rights and the future of seed preservation.