Preserving Africa’s Cultural Heritage at the Dinner Table

    Changing lifestyles and a reliance on imported food is eroding traditional cuisine in Ghana. Through food across the continent, this Ghanaian chef is celebrating and preserving Africa’s culinary heritage, one yassa, maboke, or fonio jollof at a time.

    Rebuilding Agricultural Subsidies from the Ground Up

    Greater use of improved seed and fertilizer will not be enough for sustainable farming systems in Africa, according to new article on fertilizer subsidy programs.

    Fall Armyworm : A Threat to Africa’s Food Security

    The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization promotes awareness and provides resources to smallholders to help mitigate Fall Armyworm infestation in Africa.

    Changing Women’s Lives in Ivory Coast

    In West Africa where the percentage of women in poverty is growing, new technologies and crop varieties developed by the region’s leading researchers bring new opportunities for women and youths in terms of food and livelihood security.

    Observations from a “Shithole” Country and a Note to President Trump

    While visiting the West African country of Senegal, Food Tank President, Danielle Nierenberg, reflects on U.S. President Trump’s infamous statement about “Haiti and African countries” and the damage the President has inflicted.

    Gardens are emblems of resistance: Interview with Slow Food International Vice President

    Mukiibi: “Local food traditions are very important in ensuring sustainable diets and creating resilience to climate change in many different communities.”

    Conflict and Climate Change are Driving Hunger Crisis

    A new report by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reveals the link between conflict and food insecurity and identifies pathways to help build resilience against conflict and contribute to sustaining peace.

    The Value of Traditional African Knowledge in Agriculture

    Indigenous knowledge expert Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu’s TEDGlobal talk explores traditional African knowledge and practices used by modern farmers, with exceptional results.

    Zambian Farmers Outline “Potential agriculture holds to reduce poverty and hunger”

    Zambian farmers outline “potential agriculture holds to reduce poverty and hunger, contribute to vibrant, self-sustaining communities and dramatically increase the food needed to feeding a growing population.”

    Chef Nelson: Food can “translate love, community, and togetherness”

    African Chefs who will participate in NYC African Restaurant week discuss their upbringing, influences on their cuisine, and how they address sustainability.