Opinion | Snacks and the City: The Malnutrition Cocktail

Rapid urbanization in low-income countries has negative consequences on the food system, which affects the physical, economic, and environmental health of these areas. The ‘Malnutrition Cocktail’ describes the convergence of hunger and obesity within these urbanized populations.

Digging Deeper: Annie’s Connects their Products to Healthy Soil

Annie’s unveils new programs in regenerative agriculture for improving soil health, fighting climate change, and connecting customers to the source of their food.

Evaluating the Future of Food through True Cost Accounting

In its new booklet, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food explains why we need True Cost Accounting to protect the future of our food, our health, and the health of our planet.

Can New Report Bring Transparency to the Food System?

Kavita Sharma talks about how a groundbreaking, new TEEBAgriFood Report helps create a more sustainable food system by shifting agriculture and food policy towards human, social and environmental health perspectives.

“Sustainable Agriculture and Healthy Food Consumption Behaviors Go Together”

Pretty is on the Steering Committee for a new report from TEEB AgriFood. This report addresses how to evaluate our food system in the context of agriculture, ecology, and human health on a global level.

Nancy Tosta: Food Connects Us to Our Health

Nancy Tosta, a Board Member of Tilth Alliance, encourages everyone to seek out local produce and the need to connect our food to our health.

Mailee Walker on Food Leaders: “We can truly be a considered a movement to be reckoned with”

Executive Director of the Claneil Foundation, Mailee Walker seeks to connect complimentary voices and elevate the power of small actions to make big differences in community health.

Jessie Bovay: “We need to teach young people food literacy”

Jessie Bovay, Director of Business Development at Mercaris: “The solutions to food insecurity and access will come from worldwide collaboration”

“Need to break the cycle of industrial farming, poverty, and poor health”

Nick Jacobs, a specialist in agri-food, trade, and development policies, discusses IPES-Food’s recent report, entitled Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus, and how to change the global food system.

Live Webinar: Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus with the Global Alliance for the Future of Food

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GAFF) will host a webinar on December 12, 2017, at 11 am EST to highlight the findings of their recent report, Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing Practices, Political Economy, and Power Relations to Build Healthier Food Systems.

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