Sustainable Agriculture

New Entrepreneurship Initiative Helps Empower Women Farmers in the Philippines

Value-added products of coconut processing provide a critical source of income for women farmers and their families.

Jim Perdue, Tom McDougall Talk Supply Chain, COVID-19

Danielle Nierenberg interviews Jim Perdue of Perdue Farms and Tom McDougall of 4P Foods.
They discuss farmers, the impact of COVID-19, and how they’re responding to the crisis.

MIT Initiative Joins Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Create Global Solutions

An MIT initiative, MIT Solve, seeks to fix global problems by issuing a series of challenges that innovators around the world compete in.

Nonprofit Teaches Seed Saving To Restore Farmers’ Food Sovereignty

Farmers can strengthen their resilience to climate change by savings seeds that are adapted to the environmental conditions of their region.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Releases New Tool to Measure Businesses’ Circularity

A new tool developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation measures business’ circularity, helping them reduce waste and become more sustainable.

28 Innovative Livestock Farmers Who are Shaping the Future of Protein

In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.

Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis

“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”

We Must Meet The Needs Of Those Most Affected By COVID-19, Says Kimbal & Christiana Musk

Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Kimbal and Christiana Musk. They discuss the importance of providing nutritious meals for students who are food insecure and rely on school lunches for sustenance.

Op-Ed: The 2021 Food Systems Summit Has Started on the Wrong Foot – But it Could Still Be Transformational

The opaque process leading up to the Food Systems Summit has fueled concerns that it will in fact ignore the growing consensus on how to fix food systems, and ignore those who are already fixing them,” write Olivier De Schutter and Olivia Yambi, co-chairs of IPES-Food.

Canada’s Agriculture Industry Expected To Receive Three Billion Canadian Dollars

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year federal, provincial, and territorial project to invest three billion dollars into Canada’s agriculture sector.