The launch of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is an important milestone for the project of achieving global food security. Brian King, the Coordinator for the Platform, and Andy Jarvis, one of the founders of the Platform, discuss the ideas behind this initiative and their vision for
The beef industry’s poor grazing management, unethical treatment, and environmentally unfriendly practices will rule out credible plans for sustainable beef, unless industry leaders take serious action.
The tools of Big Data analytics have led to transformations in many sectors—from finance to politics to professional sports. What could these new approaches to data science do for agriculture? The new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is leading the way for these innovations in agricultural
Young people are changing the face of agriculture; their voices may be the key to protect the 108 million children trapped in forced agricultural labor, says Anita Sheth.
Agriculture affects the environment, health, fair labor, employment, food security, and many other aspects of society. Nourished Planet explores new approaches like true cost accounting, to quantify the true cost of the food system as a way to catalyze change in the current system.
Key food and agriculture stakeholders are working together to develop an integrated food policy for Europe, intended to bridge the gaps of the EU’s fragmented food system
Annie’s unveils new programs in regenerative agriculture for improving soil health, fighting climate change, and connecting customers to the source of their food.
The EU Food and Farming Forum on May 29–30, 2018 gathers food leaders in Brussels to create a Plan B to EU agricultural policies.
For the first time, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization is observing May 20 as World Bee Day. The day is a celebration of the role of bees as pollinators in food systems as well as a call to action for the serious threats that bee populations face.
Pavan Sukhdev is the Founder-CEO of a sustainability consultancy group and is on the Steering Committee for TEEBAgriFood’s groundbreaking report on a new framework for valuing and changing our food system.