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Making Hunger a Priority in America

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The Council's Ertharin Cousin leads a conversation with IL Senator Dick Durbin, Produce Alliance’s Melissa Melshenker Ackerman, and other experts about the USDA’s efforts to address food security challenges.

Boxes of food are packed on a pallet waiting to be delivered to families as rural hunger rises due to COVID-19, in Manitowoc, WI
Reuters/Gabriela Bhaskar

Reimagining Supply Chains to Navigate a Pandemic and Beyond

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Experts from Blue Yonder, Walgreens, and the University of Chicago examine how the private sector can prepare for future supply chain shocks and adjust to a rapidly changing landscape.

A UPS employee uses a lift to access supplies in a storage facility
Reuters

Building Better, More Resilient Food Systems

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Liam Condon from Bayer AF, WBCSD's Diane Holdorf, and Zimbabwe Farmers Union Youth Chairperson Ruramiso Mashumba joined the Council to discuss strengthening the global food system.

The World Food Programme delivers food
UN Photo

Avoiding a Looming Food Crisis

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What could be done now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the future to ensure continued global food trade and avoid a global health and food crisis in the Global South?

Learning from COVID-19 to Fight Climate Change

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Eliza Barclay of Vox, NASA’s Cynthia Rosenzweig, Council expert Roger Thurow, and Devex’s Teresa Welsh discussed the lessons we can learn from the coronavirus pandemic to tackle climate change.

Offshore wind turbines in the UK
Nicholas Doherty

Global Food Security Symposium 2020

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Global Food Security Symposium

Discover how innovation is changing the way consumers, in the United States and abroad, think about the food system and how new breakthroughs can support a secure, healthy, and prosperous planet.

Global Food Security Challenges in the Era of COVID-19

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Global Food Security Symposium

Sara Menker of Gro Intelligence and Sanjeev Krishnan of S2G Ventures joined Laura Reiley of The Washington Post to discuss the large-scale impacts COVID-19 has had on the global food system.

A London grocery store with empty shelves during the COVID-19 pandemic
John Cameron

A Healthy People and Planet: From Action to Change

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Anthropologist Eduardo S. Brondizio, Professor Esther Ngumbi, and journalist Tatiana Schlossberg discussed what we can do to make a difference in our planetary health.

Deforestation in California
Roya Ann Miller

2019 James Beard Leadership Award Honorees: Connecting Culture, Food, and Purpose

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Cornelius Blanding, Andrea Schmid, Sean Sherman, and Anne McBride shared how the James Beard Foundation honorees have elevated social issues through food and culture.

A chef prepares food amongst equipment in a kitchen
Jesús Terrés

Global Food Security Symposium 2019

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Global Food Security Symposium

The 2019 Global Food Security Symposium considered: in the face of increasing water insecurity, how we grow an adequate quantity and quality of food to feed a rapidly urbanizing world.

Rice fields in Indonesia
Sebastian Pena Lambarri