Putting Hunger Prevention Back on the Global Agenda

Global hunger is worsening, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. U.N. FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero identifies three concerning trends contributing to the crisis.

Farming Right Can Boost Soil Lifespans, Research Shows

By countering erosion, soil conservation techniques could allow farmers to feed the world for more than 10,000 years.

Meat Alternatives Warrant More Research, Says Johns Hopkins Study

A new review from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future compares plant-based substitutes and cell-based meats to farmed meat.

Join Food Tank and FAO North America for the 2020 World Food Day Twitter Chat

Food Tank and FAO North America will host a live Twitter chat to discuss how consumers to policymakers businesses can come together to build a stronger, more resilient food system.

U.N. Report Global Hunger Report Highlights Need for “Conflict-Sensitive Approach”

A new United Nations collaborative report finds global hunger, exacerbated by conflict and climate crises around the world, is on the rise.

We Don’t Need to Double Food Production by 2050, Says New Study

A study by U.S. academics challenges the assertion that we need to double food production by 2050. Rather than questioning the assumptions in the famous calculations that first suggested a doubling was necessary, the new team of academics updated the data used.