U.S. Agribusiness Takes Aim at Global Food Policy Reform

As the U.S. defends agribusiness, global food policy’s turn toward agroecology is far from a rejection of progress. Rather, it offers a path toward transformative change.

10 Inspiring Discussions on Improving the Post-COVID Food System From Food Talk Live

Each weekday during the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers, chefs, and other experts have joined Danielle Nierenberg on Food Talk Live to discuss the most pressing issues in the food system. These 10 conversations outline a hopeful and inspiring way forward for global food and agriculture.

The Struggle to Halt Food Loss and Waste Amidst the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting inequalities in food production and distribution, resulting in both alarming rates of hunger and massive food loss and waste.

How Local Government Are Strengthening the Resilience of Agrifood Systems to COVID-19

By working with agrifood businesses, farmer organizations, and communities, local governments can take action to build a resilient food system in the midst of COVID-19.

Maximo Torero Discusses Food Security, COVID-19

Maximo Torero and Dr. Alan Greene, talk global supply chains, student lunch, and health concerns during COVID-19.

Op-Ed: The 2021 Food Systems Summit Has Started on the Wrong Foot – But it Could Still Be Transformational

The opaque process leading up to the Food Systems Summit has fueled concerns that it will in fact ignore the growing consensus on how to fix food systems, and ignore those who are already fixing them,” write Olivier De Schutter and Olivia Yambi, co-chairs of IPES-Food.

Empowering Refugees in Kenya Through Urban Farming

Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.

Opinion | Fixing Livestock Emissions Metrics

Are we looking at the livestock industry’s GHG emissions holistically—and can a framework help turn livestock into a solution for climate change?

Opinion | There Are Many Gains to Be Had from Reducing Food Losses

“FAO’s close review of what we know about food loss offers a reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” says Máximo Torero.

New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.