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Life Lessons from Congress, the Farm, and the Movies, with Dan Glickman

PAST EVENT VIDEO

The former US Secretary of Agriculture discusses the principles that shaped his remarkable career and how they could be an antidote to America’s divisive politics.

Book cover with illustration of Dan Glickman
University of Kansas Press

Food Identity and Preserving Cultural Heritage

PAST EVENT VIDEO

A panel of chefs and food experts discuss food identity and the intersection of safeguarding cultural heritage and food diversity.

Commentary & Analysis

CRISPR Access, Counterinsurgency, and Wild Crops

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development!

An Indian farmer sits on his tractor at a demonstration.
REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

Food Security and Climate Mitigation as Counterinsurgency

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

If left unmitigated, hunger- and climate change-induced suffering in both Afghanistan and Haiti will likely exacerbate current political instability and conflict.

Afghan woman receives a box of food.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Research

Centering Global Food Security for Global Prosperity

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Catherine Bertini and Ertharin Cousin are co-leads on a paper offering the Biden Administration recommendations for the US government to build on a strong foundation of food and nutrition security programs to alleviate global hunger and malnutrition.

Vegetables are displayed for sale at a stand at Surquillo market in Lima, Peru.
REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

Farmers on the Front Line: Agriculture's Role in Fighting Climate Change

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Report

Climate change is wreaking havoc on agriculture and food security both in the US and abroad. In collaboration with the Farm Journal Foundation, the Council provides recommendations that are targeted both domestically and internationally.

Food and Agriculture

Experts

Sanjeev Asthana 

Nonresident Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture
Council expert Sanjeev Asthana

Doug Bereuter 

Distinguished Fellow, Center on Global Food and Agriculture
Council expert Doug Bereuter