The number of American farmers is decreasing and their average age is increasing. This report examines obstacles young farmers face and suggests policies to ensure the future of American agriculture.
New research by Michigan State University and Lilongwe University, Malawi, shows that Malawi’s regional food sector is critical to rural and urban food security and is an important source of income for men and women along the food supply chain.
CIAT, The Nature Conservancy, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences examined global soil samples and developed sequestration potential maps that can assist in developing mitigation strategies for reaching the targets set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.
The annual cost of treating the negative health impacts of obesity is projected to top US$1.2 trillion globally by 2025, according to new estimates that the World Obesity Federation (WOF) released ahead of October 11, which was World Obesity Day.
An international team of experts has released a report documenting the “staggering” health costs of industrial food systems globally and the extent to which negative health impacts are experienced unequally.
A new United Nations collaborative report finds global hunger, exacerbated by conflict and climate crises around the world, is on the rise.
The Food and Health Lab discusses their research which challenges institutions, consumers, and food producers to mindfully reduce food waste to improve nutrition for plants and people.
The Natural Resource Defense Council have released the second edition of their food waste report, Wasted, highlighting the latest studies, success stories, and key recommendations across the food system in reducing food waste.
A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.
Food Tank has curated 17 books to educate, inform, and inspire readers while the temperature cools. Whether you’re in the mood for a memoir, biography, history, or critical analysis, we hope these books will stimulate readers working toward a better food system for all. Happy harvest!