COVID-19 has revealed weaknesses and contradictions in our food system, but also opens up opportunities to reduce waste, improve sustainability standards, and bring equity into supply chains.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have the potential to better public health and the environment. But in recently released 2020-2025 guidelines do not go far enough.
The U.N. World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas.”
Josef Schmidhuber on how economic research can build a more equitable and sustainable food system, Haddad on malnutrition and helping small businesses
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.
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.
A landscape of thorny agaves, cacti, mesquite trees, and rock is not the first place one might imagine searching for the future of food. How could such a hot, dry place contain some of the keys to nourishing the world?
A former tobacco farmer reflects on his transformation toward regenerative agriculture, influenced by a farmer-driven program that aims to feed the world while improving the health of the planet.