Public Health

Farmers’ Rights for Reducing Hunger and Poverty

Juanita Chaves Posada, GFAR Senior Adviser on Genetic Resources, is informing smallholder farmers in developing countries about their rights.

Five Questions with Helen Dombalis of the National Farm to School Network

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Helen Dombalis, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit in partnership with The George Was

Improving Food Governance to Break Violence and Hunger’s Vicious Cycle

Rehabilitation of agriculture is a central condition for development, reducing poverty, preventing environmental destruction, and for reducing violence.

Five Questions with Dr. M. Jahi Chappell, PhD, of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with IATP’s Dr. M. Jahi Chappell, PhD, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit.

Young Farmers Alleviating Hunger in Africa

The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund aims to help close the nutrition gap by employing young farmers in the aquaculture and poultry industries.

Top 10 Victories for a Better Food System in 2014

Food Tank highlights the top 10 victories for food systems in 2014.

White House Takes Steps To Protect Bee Populations

President Obama acknowledges alarming scientific research pointing to considerable declines in pollinator populations and implements protective policies.

Maintaining Nutrition from Farm to Fork with Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture

In July 2014, IFAD hosted a four-day workshop to discuss the growing need for nutrient-sensitive agriculture.

Rice Varieties Critical to Culture and Biodiversity at Risk of Extinction

Culturally significant heirloom rice varieties in the Philippines are at risk of extinction.