Malnutrition: A Global Problem That Requires a Global Solution

“No country has a monopoly on the problem [of malnutrition], so no country has a monopoly on the solution: we all have to work together,” says Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.

12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.

Urban Farming is a Vehicle to Giving Children a Way Forward

On Food Talk, Tony Hillery talks about how he started Harlem Grown after growing frustrated with the New York City school system: “I just got off the couch one day.”

Building the Foundation for Health: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

A healthy diet combined with exercise can reduce the risk of chronic diseases over a lifetime. Teaching healthy behaviors at a young age is key to sustaining long-term health.

Smarter Lunch Food in India

ICRISAT and the Akshaya Patra Foundation are joining forces to implement a new Smart Food-based mid-day meal program to improve nutrition and food security for Indian schoolchildren.

Opinion | From Child Labor to the Future of Food: The Voices of Young People Change Agriculture for the Better

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.

Empowering Kenyan Women with Nutrition Education

By facilitating participatory cooking training and educational demonstrations, ICRISAT is empowering Kenyan women and improving the nutrition, dietary diversity, and wellbeing of rural families.

25 Children’s Books to Nourish Curiosity

Food Tank has compiled a list of 25 children’s books to nourish inquisitive young minds and encourages children’s creativity and participation in building healthier food systems.

Engaging Children in the Fight Against Food Waste

Author and illustrator Chris Newman is teaching children about food waste and positive body image in his colorful picture book The Perfectly Wonky Carrot.

A Good Night’s Sleep Linked to Mediterranean-Style Diet, Research Reveals

New research reveals that children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet are more likely to have healthier weight status, and better quality sleep.