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When Intermediary Links in the Supply Chain are Weakened, the Whole Food System Suffers

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Businesses in the center of the value chain are crucial to the food system, and these intermediary links are under threat from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TechnoServe
Food and Agriculture

Could a Data Sharing Protocol be Agriculture's Missing Link?

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Digital Green explains how a data sharing protocol can empower farmers and build a better food system in week two of our blog series, Harvesting Tomorrow.

Food and Agriculture

Flower Wine, Inflation, and Misunderstood Potatoes

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

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

Food and Agriculture

How One Plant Breeder Innovates to Tackle Potato’s Biggest Challenge

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Global Food for Thought by Dave Douches

This Earth Day, one plant breeder reflects on the food security promise of innovative biotechnology and how it has been misunderstood.

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Michigan State University
Food and Agriculture

Murder Hornets, Lavender, and School Meals

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

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REUTERS
Food and Agriculture

Understanding the US Global Food Security Framework

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Global Food for Thought by Gloria Dabek

With food security front and center amid COVID-19, climate change, and increased conflict, understanding how the US engages on this issue globally is critical.

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Food and Agriculture

School Feeding: A Path to Recovery and a Better Future

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Global Food for Thought by Arlene Mitchell

The Global Child Nutrition Foundation shares key insights into the impact of school meal programs, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has put children at nutritional risk.

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Global Child Nutrition Foundation
Food and Agriculture

Memo to the UN: Time to Drain the Food Swamp

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Global Food for Thought by Robert Paarlberg

Robert Paarlberg challenges the UN to look beyond food access to food excess and the health issues that accompany it.

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MN Pollution Control Agency
Food and Agriculture

Labor, Livelihoods, and Biometric Data

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our weekly round up of the top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

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Food and Agriculture

Precision Development to Solve Wicked Problems

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) uses the information highway to deliver food security results during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food and Agriculture