A debt crisis is pushing millions more people around the world into hunger.
Advocates worry that initiatives from COP27 are doing more to support industrial agriculture, which will only worsen the climate crisis.
Leading researchers are helping prioritize food systems at the COP27 discussions in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, with groundbreaking new reports.
Russia’s war against Ukraine has resulted in the third global food price spike in 15 years.
The new Politics of Protein report by IPES-Food finds that fake meats “risk recreating the same problems of our industrial food system.”
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.
The European Union urgently needs a common food policy to build sustainable food systems, says a recent report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). This shared policy would provide a common direction for food and farming systems in the Union, which suffer at all levels under the current model of production and agriculture.
In honor of Earth Day, April 22nd, Food Tank is highlighting five high-impact actions each person can take to eat as if the planet mattered. Eating as if the planet matters means eating more healthful foods, wasting less food, helping reverse climate change, and reducing the rates of overfishing and overexploitation of soils. These changes can also help consumers save money and build more resilient, fun, and beautiful communities.