The 29 Books on Food Tank’s Summer Reading List

While summer is normally the season for getting away from it all, instead we challenge our readers to dive deeper into the areas of the food system in which they desire change with these 29 books.

“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.

Climate Labels on Food to Become a Reality in Denmark

The Danish government is proposing to work with supermarkets to place stickers on all food products that clearly indicate their carbon footprint.

To Protect the Planet, “We Have to Be Really Visionary,” Says Hauter

On Food Talk, founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch talks about the importance of activism in the fight against climate change and solutions in the food system.

IRRI and Crop Trust Team Up to Protect the Future of Rice.

“With this collection safely conserved, we can continue to use it to develop improved rice varieties that farmers can use to respond to the challenges in rice production, and to adapt to the changing tastes and preferences of consumers everywhere.”

Food and Agriculture: The Cause of and Solution for Climate Change

Dickinson helps healthy product innovations grow in natural and mass markets while trying to inspire and facilitate action on climate change through the Climate Collaborative.

Framework Agreement on Climate Change Reached at COP23 Climate Negotiations

For the first time in the 25-year history of international climate negotiations, the 197 member countries of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have reached an agreement on agriculture. The milestone came near the close of the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the UNFCCC and formally establishes a process called the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture.

25 U.S. Farmer Organizations #Still-In on the Paris Agreement

A stable agricultural industry depends on a stable, predictable climate. Food Tank is highlighting 25 farmer-led and farmer-focused organizations working in the U.S. who are committed to supporting the goals of the Paris Agreement and working towards them.

New Report: Climate Change Affects Every Step of the Food Value Chain

A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.

The Regeneration Hub: Mapping the Regeneration Movement

Regeneration International, Open Team and 17 other organizations leading the regenerative food and farming movement launched The Regeneration Hub, a platform that aims to accelerate the regeneration movement by encouraging collaboration among groups and individuals focused on regenerative projects.