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120 organisations creating a new decade for food

Danielle Nierenberg 2019 was a great year for Food Tank. We hosted our largest ever NYC Summit and Gala, spearheaded our first-ever event series across the U.S., and created completely original, informative content for our international readership every day. We participated in global discussions about the food system in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Italy, and across the United States. And we ... Read More »

Address malnutrition, not just food security

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Wan Manan Muda and Tan Zhai Gen KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec 17 2019 (IPS) – Malnutrition remains a formidable challenge in most societies, with less than a tenth of countries in the world not experiencing at least one major malnutrition problem. Read More »

15 Children’s Books Celebrating the Power of Food and Agriculture

Danielle Nierenberg If you browse the food shelves at a bookstore or local library, you’ll probably find an important selection of cookbooks, memoirs, and journalistic investigations into our food system. Maybe you’ll recognize the names of the authors. One thing stands out: Many of these books are geared toward adults — and we need to include children in the conversation ... Read More »

Crab farming recoups loss at virus infested BD shrimp farms

$26.81 lakh earned in five months from crab export KHULNA, DECEMBER 03- The shrimp farmers here who counted suffered repeated losses due to virus attacks in farms and natural disasters are now showing greater interest in crab cultivation as it has proved to be more profitable than shrimp and its demand in the international market is on the rise. Read More »

Teaching nutrition with comics

The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is working to harness the power of storytelling by launching a comic book project to teach nutrition to adolescents in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Read More »

Innovator Barbara Stinson World Food Prize body President

November 12, 2019 – (Des Moines, IA) – The World Food Prize Foundation, the foremost international organization recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world, announced today that Barbara Stinson has been named President of the organization, effective January 4, 2020. Read More »

Food waste in tourism bigger issue than previously thought

There are major gaps in how food waste in tourism is understood and calculated, according to researchers at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Southern California. Food waste originating from hotels, restaurants and events is recognised and can be estimated and calculated, but as the tourism industry is becoming more and more diverse, so are the sources ... Read More »