UNLEASH, a global innovation lab, brought 1,000 individuals from all over the world to Denmark. In 10 days, 199 solutions were created to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
October 15 is the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, a day to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of rural women to agricultural and rural development.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization have just released the 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report. Connecting rural areas with surrounding cities and towns will create more sustainable food systems and help alleviate rural poverty, the report argues.
Food Tank spoke with Marie Haga, Executive DIrector of the Crop Trust, about its new Food Forever Initiative.
In the weeks following Hurricane Irma, humanitarian organizations launch responses and request funding to help Haiti through food insecurity and agricultural destruction.
To celebrate national Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank has compiled a list of 19 unique, innovative, and effective farm-to-school programs from around the globe.
A new United Nations collaborative report finds global hunger, exacerbated by conflict and climate crises around the world, is on the rise.
Food Tank has curated 17 books to educate, inform, and inspire readers while the temperature cools. Whether you’re in the mood for a memoir, biography, history, or critical analysis, we hope these books will stimulate readers working toward a better food system for all. Happy harvest!
If future GMO crops are to play positive environmental and social roles, they must be developed and deployed under policies and other conditions that favor and value agro-ecology, rural society, food sovereignty, and the environment over corporate control and excessive profit.
Two farmer cooperatives in Arkansas, New South Co-op and Grassroots Co-op, are helping fight food insecurity in a region where 20 percent of families go hungry