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Opinion | Trees: Generous Wild Hosts for Refugees in Uganda

From refugees from South Sudan, trees form a significant part of their story from when they flee from political war to their arrival in settlements.

Study Finds Dramatic Increase in Antibiotic Resistance in Livestock

Facing huge risks for animal and human health, rates of antibiotic resistance have soared in low-and middle-income nations.

Views For 2020: U.S. Democrat Presidential Candidates’ Plans in Food and Agriculture

Food Tank is highlighting the Democratic presidential candidates still in the race and their visions for a brighter future for food and agriculture.

Fruit Trees Provide Nutrition and Income to Refugees in Uganda

“The main idea is to bring back trees into the landscape because when we examined social conflict, it’s about firewood, construction, and water.”

Honoring Norman Myers, Hero for the Environment

Forty years ago, Norman Myers was making the calculations that would later form the basis of the British environmental movement.

Opinion | There Are Many Gains to Be Had from Reducing Food Losses

“FAO’s close review of what we know about food loss offers a reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” says Máximo Torero.

14 Women Changing Food Around the World

From empowering smallholder farmers in the developing world, to building food as medicine into the medical system, to re-imagining a more accessible and sustainable grocery store, these women are changing the way we eat around the world. Here are their stories.

From Farms to Incubators: Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics Inc.

A new generation of women-led startups including Trace Genomics is providing novel solutions to agriculture’s problems with tech innovation.

21 Projects Democratizing Data for Farmers

These advances in AI and Big Data are making it easier and less laborious for farmers to understand small occurrences and larger trends on their farms.

New Bill to Reduce Food Waste Enters Congress

Congress introduced a new bill to create a unified food date label system across the United States to reduce consumer confusion and stop unnecessary food waste.