A resilient and abundant ocean is essential to tackling climate change and key to providing sustainable food and jobs that boost recovery around the world.
Struggle for the future of food
Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate control.
Premier Bank Distributes Food Nationwide During Pandemic
The Premier Bank Limited has started distributing food supplies to the extreme poor, the destitute, the vagabonds and the street children at various locations all over the country while maintaining Covid-19 hygiene rules.
Food, Not Steel, Is Our Biggest Climate Challenge
Climate-policy discussions often focus on who will pay the cost of achieving a zero-carbon economy, with a particular focus on industrial sectors such as steel and cement.
Transforming Global Food Systems – on Path to Zero Hunger
The FAO has since then formalized support for “Scaling Up Agroecology” while continuing to promote the kinds of chemical-intensive agriculture associated with the Green Revolution.
The Ethics of AI to Ensure Food Security and Development
Call of Rome, which seeks to actively incorporate ethics in artificial intelligence based on a transparent, inclusive, socially advantageous and responsible process.
Wasting food just feeds climate change, new UN report warns
More than 930 million tonnes of food sold in 2019 landed in waste bins, according to new UN research, released on Thursday.
Govt’s priority is to ensure vaccine, food, shelter for all: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the priority of the government in this Covid-19 pandemic is to ensure food and shelter for people alongside ensuring vaccine.
Curb food adulteration with an iron hand: PM Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to curb food adulteration in Bangladesh with an iron hand alongside creating awareness among businesspeople against such offences.
18 Organizations Finding Ways to Recover & Redistribute Food
Danielle Nierenberg Access to affordable, nutritious food has been one of the great challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. As millions of people globally lost jobs, access to school meals, and the ability to shop for food with ease, there has…
Food Systems need to Mimic Nature
By Samira Sadeque UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) – Despite the World Food Programme (WFP) being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its work in addressing global hunger, sustainable food systems expert Emile Frison believes a lot more…
Food loss and waste ‘an ethical outrage’, UN chief says
29 September 2020 – New approaches and solutions are needed to address worsening food loss and waste, the UN Secretary-General has said, in a message marking the first ever International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Reduction.
What are the risks of catching Covid-19 from food packaging?
Coronavirus traces, reportedly found on packaging in China recently on consignments of frozen shrimp and frozen chicken wings from South America, has again raised questions about whether the virus can be transmitted via food packaging.
WB okays $202 mn credit for food storage in BD
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved $202 million in additional financing for the Modern Food Storage Facilities Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves by 535,500 tons for 4.5 million households.
Wimbledon cancellation gives food for thought
LONDON – Strawberries and cream are just as much part of the Wimbledon experience as tennis in pristine whites on the lush green lawns of the All England Club. But this year the courts are empty and there is no…
Food is best vaccine against chaos, insists UN WFP chief
29 June 2020 – Tens of millions more people are likely to go hungry this year because of the COVID-19 crisis, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Monday, as it announced plans for a massive boost to its…
দিনমুজুর, খেটে খাওয়া মানুষের জন্য বিনামূল্যে খাদ্য সরবরাহের ব্যবস্থা করুন
দিনমুজুর, খেটে খাওয়া ক্ষেতমুজুর, নির্মান শ্রমিক, র্গামেন্টস শিল্পে নিয়োজিত শ্রমজীবী ও স্বল্প আয়ের দুঃস্থ মানুষের জন্য করোনা ভাইরাস সংক্রমন জনিত সময়ে বিনামূল্যে খাদ্য সরবরাহের ব্যবস্থা করুন। মজুতদার, দ্রব্যমূল্যের কৃত্রিম সংকট সৃষ্টিকারী মুনাফা লোভীদের কঠোর হস্তে দমন করুন।
Biodiversity fundamental for global food systems, uplift
24 February 2020 – Because the production of everything we eat transforms the environment, the United Nations agriculture chief told a high-level UN meeting on biodiversity that careful discussions are needed to decide on the scale of acceptable transformations.
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…
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…
First Bangladeshi food festival in Singapore – savory treat
A savory treat for the food-lovers Dhaka, Nov 16 – Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore in partnership with Hotel Mandarin Orchard has organised the first-ever Bangladesh Food Festival in Singapore as part of Mission’s efforts to promote Bangladesh abroad through…
Carry on industrialisation without affecting food production: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday put emphasis on rapid industrialisation without reducing food production in the country.
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…
Solar cookers produce more than food for Mexican women
By Emilio Godoy Villa De Zaachila, Mexico, Oct 30 2019 (IPS) – The sun’s rays are also used to cook food and thus replace the burning of firewood and gas, improve the health of local residents and fuel the energy…
Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs
Milan, Oct 17 (AP/UNB) — European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine, Italian Parmesan and Spanish olives are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with a mix of trepidation and indignation at being dragged into a…
14 women changing food around the world
Danielle Nierenberg Good morning from Lake Nona, Florida! Today is World Food Day, a day to celebrate the world’s farmers and focus attention on hunger, nutrition, poverty, and how to change food and agriculture. This year’s theme is “Our Actions…
How to ‘fix the business of food’ and save the planet
By Samira Sadeque Reprint UN, Sep 25 2019 (IPS) – With up to one billion undernourished people around the world, and agriculture and land use systems increasingly vulnerable to climate change and land degradation, more companies within the global food…
Food sovereignty Africa’s solution to food, climate crises
For Africa, the climate crisis is a food crisis. The continent will need more food to cope with a growing population, but it is estimated that global warming could cause a 10-20% reduction in Africa’s overall food production. If nothing…
Agroecological innovations for sustainable food systems: FAO
The High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) released its report on “Agroecological approaches and other innovations for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food…
21 organisations transforming food systems
Danielle Nierenberg It’s hard to be hopeful around food and agriculture—the climate crisis, social and racial injustice, lack of opportunity for youth, political chaos, conflict, famine, hunger, and poverty can make it seem like there aren’t solutions.