Josef Schmidhuber on how economic research can build a more equitable and sustainable food system, Haddad on malnutrition and helping small businesses
“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”
At a recent Food Tank Live event in Chicago, Dani had the chance to speak with Jose Oliva, campaign director of HEAL Food Alliance. Their mission is to use collective power to create food and farm systems that are healthy for the farmer, the consumer, and the economy.
Rather than focusing on how large corporate entities attempt to minimize tariff costs, our attention must be on how we restore democratic accountability to economic policymaking, especially when it concerns the social and ecological sustainability of food systems.
We created the food system, so we must change it, according to Ruth Richardson, the Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. She discusses how new report can help facilitate this change while valuing ecosystem services.
Focusing on food waste, biodiversity, and externalities. Dr. Abdou Tenkouano discusses how the new TEEB AgriFood report optimizes all three.
Dr. Hussain’s work focuses on the economics of ecosystems and the environment. In this interview, he discusses a new, ground-breaking report from TEEBAgriFood that outlines a novel, holistic approach to examining our food system.