Thought Leaders

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.

These Twenty Young People Are Changing the Food System in Huge Ways

Youth around the world are creating inspiring projects and products that are changing how we grow, prepare, and eat food.

Tama Matsuoka Wong on Eating Weeds and Making a Meal of the Meadow

Corporate lawyer and professional forager, Tama Matsuoka Wong, wants you to eat weeds. Whether native or invasive, she teaches how to make a meal of a meadow.

Save the Bees! What’s Threatening Pollinators and Why They Are Vital to Agriculture

Pollinators are responsible for much of the food we consume, but are experiencing sharp declines. The Xerces Society speaks with Food Tank about conservation.

African Leaders Urge to Link Landscapes to People

One of the greatest challenges the world is facing today is how to feed the growing population, which is estimated to hit the nine billion mark by 2050.