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.

Opinion | Investment in Agriculture and the Race to the Bottom

On-farm investment in agriculture has doubled over the past 20 years and as a result agricultural production has grown rapidly. But the bad news is that the key conditions that made these investments viable are deteriorating, and rapidly.

28 Inspirational People Working to Reduce Food Waste

With food waste a growing global concern, Food Tank has created a list of 28 individuals putting their skills to the task of reducing food waste.

The European Union aims to halve food waste by 2030

On April 18, 2018 the European Union passed the first ever European-wide legislation on food waste.

Agroecology: A Path to Sustainable Development

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva writes about the importance of agroecology to put forward sustainable food systems that offer health, nutritious and accessible food for all, ecosystem services, and climate resilience.

Will Agroecology be the Solution to Mitigate Climate Change? Food Tank Goes to the United Nations FAO to Make the Case

Building on a Global Dialogue, the Second International Symposium on Agroecology will generate next steps to “scale-up and scale-out agroecology.”

Soil is “Key to Sustaining Life on Earth”

Soils are the foundation for sustainable agricultural development and a key component of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. These innovative soil initiatives are leading the way in sustainable soil management.

BCFN YES! 2018 Research Grant Competition Now Open for Submissions

The 2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition encourages collaborative investigations and research projects from early-career scientists in food, agriculture, nutrition, and sustainability.

The U.N. Aims to Unite Efforts for the Decade of Family Farmers

The U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution aiming to ignite international efforts to support family farmers and their roles in developing hunger and poverty solutions.

BCFN Eighth International Forum On Food and Nutrition

The BCFN Forum is an international platform bringing together policymakers, the scientific community, the private sector, and civil society to share knowledge, analysis, and best practices in sustainable food and agriculture.