16 Initiatives Redefining Food and Agriculture Across the Middle East

    Across the Middle East urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity threaten food security, these 16 food and agriculture initiatives redefine how the region grows, eats, and disposes of its food.

    Hello Tractor Is Bringing the Sharing Economy to Agriculture

    Food Tank talked with Priscilla Asonibare from Hello Tractor about Hello Tractor’s work in Africa, industry trends, and the potential of the sharing economy for agriculture.

    WRI Proposes New Sustainable Menu to Feed the World by 2050

    New WRI report sheds light on the current and future solutions we can apply to build food security to 10 billion people by 2050 without compromising ecosystems or the climate.

    Making Drones Work for Small Farmers

    Drones for agriculture are increasingly popular, but technology needs tailoring to small farmers’ needs and diverse crops if UAVs are to take off across the developing world.

    15 Inspiring Women Leading in the AgTech Sector

    AgTech is becoming one of the fastest-growing sectors in Silicon Valley, with investments totaling over US10 million in 2017. Although women face numerous barriers to entry in this sector, a new generation of leaders is emerging to challenge the status quo and reshape the food system using their innovative technologies.

    Organic Millet Farmer Talks About Ancient Grain’s U.S. Rise in Popularity

    One certified organic millet farmer explains millet’s U.S. rise in popularity.

    Sounding the Alarm on North Carolina’s Poultry Industry

    How poultry waste is the largest and fastest growing source of nutrient pollution in North Carolina, what this means for the environment and communities, and a new study with the Environmental Working Group.

    Cargill and Heifer International Want There to be a Chicken in Every Pot

    The Hatching Hope Initiative is a new collaboration between Heifer International and Cargill. Food Tank spoke with the CEO of Heifer International to find out how convincing more women to raise chickens will sustainably reduce hunger and poverty for 100 million people by 2030.

    Break Silos Between Food and Health for Better Policy

    On May 10, Food Tank visited the U.S. Capitol, joining experts like Kathleen Merrigan, Robert Graham, Gregory Cooper, and Rep. James P. McGovern to define the connection between agriculture and health for better food policy.

    A “Blue Card” Can Provide Protection for Farm Workers

    Undocumented farm workers, who toil in dangerous conditions to grow the food that allows U.S. citizens to live healthy lives, are unable to access health themselves. A “Blue Card” bill could change that.