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Hunger Is a Weapon of War. Food Can Help Prevent It.

In the News
Foreign Policy
Ertharin Cousin

As the ongoing conflict in Yemen shows, it’s time to fight starvation not only on humanitarian grounds but as an essential component of military and foreign policy.

Food and Agriculture

Will India's Farmers Rein in Modi's Power?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Sumit Ganguly and Surupa Gupta join Brian Hanson to discuss the impact of widespread protests to reform the agricultural sector.

Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Using Cutting-Edge Science to Protect African Farmers' Potato Crops, Incomes, and Food Security

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Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors

Guest authors Chris Kennedy and Bob Easter examine how a collaborative effort to bring a disease-resistant potato variety to market in Africa can promote global food security.

potato crop income
Food and Agriculture

We Need Vaccines to Protect Our Food Crops, Too

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Global Food for Thought by Diana Horvath

In the battle between pathogen and host—whether a human or food crop—it’s often a deadly race to see who wins.

Wheat rust
Kansas State University
Food and Agriculture

Council Congratulates the World Food Programme for Nobel Prize

Video Series
Featured Video

The World Food Programme received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for combating hunger and contributing to peace in conflict-affected areas.

Children in Sierra Leone
Annie Spratt
Food and Agriculture

Farmers Facing a New Kind of Crisis: How COVID-19 Has Broken Agricultural Value Chains

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Global Food for Thought by Nupur Parikh

The pandemic's impact on agriculture will be significant and long-lasting.

a farmer farms using tools in Indonesia
Defika Hendri
Food and Agriculture

Roger Thurow Talks Global Food Insecurity Amid American Abundance

In the News
Food Talk by Food Tank
Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow joins the Food Talk podcast to talk about the breakdown of the US’s food chain and why global food security persists amid an abundance of food in the U.S.

Empty grocery store shelves during Coronavirus pandemic.
Wesley Tingey
Food and Agriculture

American Ag is Under Attack, We Aim to Protect it

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Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors

The Agricultural Intelligence Measures Act, or AIM Act, would protect our agriculture system by creating an intelligence office within the Department of Agriculture.

A scientist preps radish seeds in a lab
NASA/Glenn Benson
Food and Agriculture

Envisioning the Future of Food in Times of Change

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Global Food for Thought by Todd Post

Todd Post from Bread for the World provides guest commentary to explain the future of food in times of change.

Children sit and eat outside in La Paz, Bolivia.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Growing Cities, Changing Diets

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Global Food for Thought by Alesha Black

Water flows between farms and cities and changes form as each person uses and reuses it.

An aqueduct in Blythe, California with reflection of the sky in the water.
Steve Rotman
Water