Policy and Organizing

Coalition Building Supports a Healthier Community

Healthy changes are the result of community collaboration in DuPage County in Illinois, U.S.

IYFF Falls on Middle Year of Substantial IFAD Argentinian Investment

2014, The International Year of Family Farming, is also the mid-program point of a US$150 million IFAD investment in Argentinian family farmers.

Insects on a Global Food Agenda

Reared on farms, featured on menus, processed into foods or used as animal feed, insects can be an important food source.

Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United: Supporting Restaurant Workers

Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United is a non-profit organization that works to raise restaurant industry standards.

Groups call on Olympians to reject McDonald’s sponsorship

Open letter calls on Olympic medalists to be champions of children’s heath by publicly renouncing McDonald’s sponsorship.

Slow Food International Appoints Ugandan Edie Mukiibi as Vice President

Edie Mukiibi’s background is well matched to support Slow Food’s international priorities, including creating 10,000 gardens in Africa.

Partners In Health: Redefining the Possibilities of Health Care

Partners In Health advocates for human rights and provides health care treatment to poor populations throughout the world.

The Role of Japanese Cooperatives Post Fukushima

In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese cooperatives have embraced social responsibility in times of public fear.

Bringing it Closer to Home – Boston approves commercial farming within city limits

Boston steps into the future, joining other U.S. cities in allowing commercial urban farming.

Local to Global Connections

Anuradha Mittal, director of the Oakland Institute, explains how research informs the public and affects policy.