Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.
New on the Podcast: Olivier De Schutter on Democratic Food Policy Reform
Olivier De Schutter describes his work at the intersection of human rights and food system reform.
Opinion | Trees: Generous Wild Hosts for Refugees in Uganda
From refugees from South Sudan, trees form a significant part of their story from when they flee from political war to their arrival in settlements.
Opinion | Amid Growing Hunger and Obesity, the Right to Food Needs a New Approach for Sustainable Development
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva explains the urgent need to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the globe as the human right to food becomes a growing priority.
UN Backs Seed Sovereignty in Landmark Peasants’ Rights Declaration
The Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas, which was the product of some 17 years of diplomatic work led by the international peasant alliance La Via Campesina, formally extends human rights protections to farmers whose “seed sovereignty” is threatened by government and corporate practices.
Loren Cardeli: “Agriculture got us here, and agriculture can also save us”
Loren Cardeli, Founder and President of A Growing Culture (AGC), has worked closely with smallholder farmers around the world and helps consumers to reevaluate how their relationships with farmers.
Celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Food Tank is celebrating World Day of Indigenous Peoples by highlighting five indigenous farming practices that are maintaining local biodiversity and enhancing global food security.
Advocating for Food Sovereignty at La Via Campesina
La Via Campensina, one of the world’s largest grassroots movements, is holding their seventh International Conference this July to advocate agroecology as the path towards Food Sovereignty.
Fairtrade Farmers Spur Big Change in Child Labor
Belize’s Ministry of Labor takes strong steps to address child labor nationwide. Advocacy efforts by Fairtrade sugar cane farmers were influential in the move.