New FSI Report Measures Data-Driven Food System Solutions

Stakeholders of the food system have data to design sustainable solutions with the new 2021 FSI by Economist Impact.

Using Data to Shine a Spotlight on Food Suppliers

A sustainable procurement company is using verification technology to boost transparency in the food system.

ReFED Launches New Roadmap, Digital Tools to Combat Food Waste

After data showed the amount of food waste in the U.S. was leveling off, ReFED created a suite of digital tools and data-driven solutions to make a larger impact on reducing waste.

Farmers Fight For Right To Repair Their Own Equipment

Kevin Kenney talks about the Right to Repair movement and how manufacturers are hindering farmers’ ability to work on their own machinery.

Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

Stonyfield Organic’s new OpenTEAM platform aims to provide farmers worldwide with a free data ecosystem to manage adaptive soil health on farms and reach carbon sequestration targets.

Remembering Stuart Levy: Scientist Behind Animal Husbandry Advocacy

Food Tank remembers Stuart Levy, a pioneer researcher pushing for better animal husbandry—with only responsible use of antibiotics.

Defining the Line: Good, Bad, and Neutral Food Tech

Food isn’t immune to technology’s influence as AI and Big Data create opportunities for innovation—as well as risks. At Food Tank’s second monthly conversation at NYU, experts evaluate the fork in the road for the future dividing good and bad food tech.

Stephanie Race: Preparing for Future Farming Hurdles Requires Multidisciplinary Data

The urgency to transform agricultural research and data into cutting-edge solutions for growers “is as if someone turned the volume up on the stereo,” says Stephanie Race of Crop Performance Ltd. and Earth Labs.

Modern Agricultural Practices “Contribute to Food Insecurity Instead of Solving it”

Dr. Haripriya Gundimeda, the President of the International Urban Biodiversity Network and chapter author of new report discusses the shifting methods in the food system, and their impacts on food quality and both human and planetary health.

Is There an Algorithm to End World Hunger?

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 development, with over 8,000 researchers working to incorporate Big Data into farming research.

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