As climate shocks increase in frequency and intensity, agricultural biodiversity—the variety of species of plants, animals, and microorganisms used for agriculture and food production—is an increasingly important part of resilience building.
A meeting with officials of the West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) is central to Nierenberg’s visit.
Applications are now open for the Food Sustainability Media Award, which recognizes excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture, and nutrition.
A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future details an active urban foraging community in Baltimore that collect more than 140 different kinds of fruits, nuts, leafy greens, and fungi.
With WFP’s Counting the Beans tool, users can compare the relative price of the same plate of food in a diverse range of countries around the world.
Food Tank sat down with Dr. Jayson Lusk, the Head of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, to talk about controversies, data, and economics. He is working to reframe major facets of the food discussion by making sure that arguments are underpinned by solid data.
New research by the Center for Rural Affairs explores how the Santee Sioux people wish to rebuild a sovereign food system and build a healthier and more resilient Nation.
This year’s Future Policy Award, a joint initiative between the World Future Council and U.N. Convention on Combating Desertification, is honoring the world’s best policy solutions combating desertification and land degradation.
This year’s winners are researching food security and interventions to improve mother/child health in Lebanon and integrated pest management to lower negative rice production impacts.
To celebrate World Soil Day, Food Tank is highlighting 13 soil scientists from around the globe working to better understand soils and promote practices for maintaining healthy, fertile lands.