India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Builds Living Seed Banks to Preserve Agricultural Diversity

India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Debal Deb has preserved 1,410 rare and folk varieties of rice to save them from extinction, promote food sovereignty, and fight corporate control of seeds.

Op-Ed: The 2021 Food Systems Summit Has Started on the Wrong Foot – But it Could Still Be Transformational

The opaque process leading up to the Food Systems Summit has fueled concerns that it will in fact ignore the growing consensus on how to fix food systems, and ignore those who are already fixing them,” write Olivier De Schutter and Olivia Yambi, co-chairs of IPES-Food.

Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

While financial interests in the current input-intensive systems are responding to growing calls for agroecology with attacks on its efficacy, it is surprising that they are so ill-informed about the scientific innovations agroecology offers to small-scale farmers who are being so poorly served by “green revolution” approaches.

Opinion | A Farmer’s Transformation

A former tobacco farmer reflects on his transformation toward regenerative agriculture, influenced by a farmer-driven program that aims to feed the world while improving the health of the planet.

A Local Food Revolution in Puerto Rico

A year has passed since Hurricane Maria first made landfall in Puerto Rico, destroying homes, roads, and vehicles in its path—and taking thousands of lives. Using agroecology has allowed Puerto Rican farmers to envisage an agriculture system not reliant on external inputs.

Botanical Gardens: Allies in Food Security and Nutrition

There are opportunities to reach out to and collaborate with botanical gardens as fellow travelers in the progressive agri-food movement on issues of plant biodiversity, pollination, and food security.

Winners of Grow Ahead’s 2018 Scholarship Announced

The winners of the Foundation for New York’s Strongest micro-grant winners have been announced, recognizing innovative action against food waste in New York’s bid to be zero waste by 2030.

Reality TV Encourages Farmers to be Innovative

Access Agriculture empowers farmers across the Global South with translated farmer-to-farmer training videos in integrated pest management, business skills, sustainable land management, and more.

World Bee Day 2018: Protecting the Pollinators

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.

18 Organizations Promoting Regenerative Agriculture Around the Globe

Food Tank has created a list of 18 organizations dedicated to progressively improving agro-ecosystems and livelihoods all over the world.

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