Researchers

New Report Which Merges Community and Expert Knowledge Could Revolutionize Food Industry

Dr. Michael Hamm talks about poor human health and food loss, and how community-driven strategies and new report can help minimize their harm.

Dishonest Pricing Schemes Perpetuate Harmful Farming Systems

Patrick Holden and the role of accessibility and collaboration in overhauling the food system. He discusses how groundbreaking, new report opens conversations to change the agricultural industry

Sustainable Food Systems Needed for Food Security

New, groundbreaking TEEBAgriFood report is new tool used to solve current and future issues in the food system. Dr. Walter Pengue discusses the role of the report in mobilizing citizens and addressing complex agricultural models.

Piecing Together the Food System Puzzle

Carl Obst talks about how next generation, universal, and comprehensive TEEBAgriFood Report recognizes the complexity of the food system and allows policymakers to compare choices

Making the Invisible Visible: A Bold Strategy to Change the Food System

Dr. Barbara Gemmill-Herren talks about how groundbreaking, new TEEBAgriFood Report recognizes both negative and positive externalities in food system.

William Burke: Food Tank’s Newest Board Member

Agricultural economist, William Burke, joins the Food Tank team as their newest board member

Improving the Food System One Dollar at a Time

Groundbreaking, new report helps make invisible externalities visible. Dr. Peter May, a chapter author, and steering member of TEEBAgriFood discusses how TEEBAgriFood report reveals the hidden costs in our food system.

Is There an Algorithm to End World Hunger?

The tools of Big Data analytics have led to transformations in many sectors—from finance to politics to professional sports. What could these new approaches to data science do for agriculture? The new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is leading the way for these innovations in agricultural development, with over 8,000 researchers working to incorporate Big Data into farming research.

New Report Provides Platform to Fix Broken Food Systems

We created the food system, so we must change it, according to Ruth Richardson, the Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. She discusses how new report can help facilitate this change while valuing ecosystem services.

The True Cost of Food: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet, Publishing in June 2018

Agriculture affects the environment, health, fair labor, employment, food security, and many other aspects of society. Nourished Planet explores new approaches like true cost accounting, to quantify the true cost of the food system as a way to catalyze change in the current system.