Building more healthy, sustainable, and resilient food systems is central to reversing biodiversity loss, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and ensuring food security for everyone.
“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”
On World Food Day, the path to a sustainable food system includes a holistic framework to tackle decisions on public health, soil regeneration, and the environment.
The majority of the world’s population will live in urban areas in the next 30 years, making cities central to the future of food production. Urban farmers play a key role in the development of innovative agricultural methods.
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.
A study by U.S. academics challenges the assertion that we need to double food production by 2050. Rather than questioning the assumptions in the famous calculations that first suggested a doubling was necessary, the new team of academics updated the data used.