Food Insecurity on the Rise: A New Collaborative Report Provides a Global Picture

A new collaborative report combines a variety of data sources for a comprehensive picture of global food insecurity in 65 countries in 2016, its exacerbating factors, and a near-future outlook.

Action-Oriented Research for Jamaican Farmers: Interview with the Winners of the BCFN YES Competition

Shaneica Lester and Anne-Teresa Birthwright have won the BCFN YES Competition with a proposal for action-oriented research on irrigation strategies for Jamaican farmers. Here’s how the became interested in the work and where they’re going next.

Jamaican Researchers Win YES Competition, Proposing an Action-Oriented Irrigation Study for Small Farmers

YES Competition winners Anne-Teresa Birthwright and Shaneica Lester are going to study climate-adaptive irrigation strategies for small farmers. The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition has just concluded their YES (Young Earth Solutions) Competition, an annual opportunity for young researchers…