Rebuilding Agricultural Subsidies from the Ground Up

Greater use of improved seed and fertilizer will not be enough for sustainable farming systems in Africa, according to new article on fertilizer subsidy programs.

Zhang: “Systems thinking empowers us”

Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on ecosystem services, agriculture, and the environment. In the new TEEB AgriFood report, she makes the case for why systems thinking is needed to understand our food system.

World Water Day 2018: Working with Nature to Improve Global Water Management

The theme for this year’s World Water Day is “Nature for Water.” Read more about the annual UNESCO World Water Development Report and opportunities to combine traditional water infrastructure projects with nature-based solutions.

Live Webinar March 21: “Urban Agriculture and Creating a Sustainable Foodscape”

Island Press and Food Tank present “Urban Agriculture and Creating a Sustainable Foodscape,” a webinar on March 21.

Farmer Fridays: Scott Sibbel on Sustainable and Humane Farm Practices

Scott Sibbel, a Niman Ranch farmer, tells how sustainable, traditional, and humane farming techniques are transforming the U.S. food system.

Accra’s Growing Green Movement

Like many cities throughout the world, Accra has yoga studios, organic produce deliveries, and weekly green markets. But it also has toxic traffic fumes, clogged open drains, and plastic-lined beaches. Sustainable might feel like it’s for the middle class—but environmentalists are trying to change that.

Keri Glassman: To Fix the Food System, Increase Real Food Transparency

Keri Glassman talks about her lifelong passion for food and nutrition and how she instills that interest in others through nutrition education and helping people to make small shifts in their diet that lead to long-term health.