Thought Leaders

10 Cities Leading the Conversation on Sustainable Eating

These ten cities around the world are revolutionizing their food systems and leading the conversation on sustainable eating.

Snacks to Deal with Social Problems: An Interview with Elizabeth Bennett

Locally sourced snacks help disadvantaged women get back on their feet.

Women Spearhead Biodiversity Protection in Tajikistan

Women are making shockwaves in Tajikistan biodiversity management.

Food System Inspiration Found in Young Entrepreneurs: An Interview with Lena Kwak

Lena Kwak is President and Co-founder of Cup4Cup, a gluten-free flour line that performs exactly like regular flour.

BCFN YES! Finalists to Present at Sixth International Forum on Food & Nutrition

The ten Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) YES! Finalists will present at the Sixth International Forum on Food and Nutrition December 3–4 in Milan.

2014 Food Sovereignty Prize Awards Two Grassroots Organizations

The 2014 Food Sovereignty Prize will honor the Union of Agricultural Work Committees and Community to Community Development on October 15.

Farm Radio International Gets Farmers Talking and Thriving

Farm Radio International uses radio and mobile phones to educate farmers and get them talking.

Bee’s Wrap: A New Reusable Food Wrap

Introducing Bee’s Wrap, a new reusable and sustainable food wrap made with beeswax.

Food Hero: Serena Milano, Protecting Biodiversity and the Livelihoods of Small-Scale Farmers

Serena Milano is protecting traditional food cultures with the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity.

Are We Really Tackling the Challenge of Improving Livelihoods for Poor Farmers?

Agricultural research for development is regularly assessed to ensure money is being spent on effective measures to promote better lives for rural communities.