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The United Nations Food Systems Summit: All You Need to Know

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September and the pre-summit on July 26th, check out a breakdown of everything you need to know.

Food and Agriculture

Wild Pigs, Lab Foie Gras, and Drought Reroute

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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.

Food and Agriculture

A Gender-Responsive Approach to Natural Resources

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Sustainable biodiversity and ecosystems outcomes require transformative shifts in gender norms.

Woman in a forest in Sierra Leone
Food and Agriculture

A New Brew, Price Forecast, and Nano Sensors

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round of the top news in food, agriculture, and global development.

Purple tea leaves developed by the Tea Research Institute in Kenya.
Food and Agriculture

Paper Wrappers, Cultivating Crickets, and Aid's Limits

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round of the top news in food, agriculture, and global development.

Food and Agriculture

Dietary Diversity for Women Improves Nutrition Security for All

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Global Food for Thought by Soumya Gupta

Long before the pandemic, evidence showed a persistent deficiency in food intake of women in India. A convergence of policies and programs across sectors can boost the nutrition security of women and their communities.

A woman with potatoes
Jessica Ames, Tata-Cornell Institute
Food and Agriculture

Reenvisioning a Fractured Global Food System

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Global Food for Thought by Bernhard Kowatsch

Unlocking local knowledge and know-how in Regional Innovation Hubs.

A Syrian refugee uses WFP’s Building Blocks blockchain enabled digital cash to pay for groceries at a local market in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan
Shaza Moghraby
Food and Agriculture

Closing Investment Gaps in African Aquatic Foods

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Global Food for Thought by Faridah Ibrahim

Aquatic food systems in Africa face many challenges and chronic underinvestment. WorldFish is trying to change that with the Fish for Africa Innovation Hub.

Trek net fishermen haul in their catch on Fish Hoek beach in Cape Town
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Food and Agriculture

From Molecule to Market: Using Innovative Plant Breeding to Build Global Food Security

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Global Food for Thought by Diana Horvath

New gene editing techniques more precise than CRISPRs could be the seeds for food security success.

Emmer Wheat
Kansas State University
Food and Agriculture

Congressional Aggies' Answer to the Climate Crisis

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Global Food for Thought by Gloria Dabek

Increasing climate crisis events necessitate bolder government response. The Growing Climate Solutions Act is one Congressional answer that advocates say benefits both farmers and the planet.

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