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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
REUTERS
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.

Food and Agriculture

Food Security Recovery is More Affordable than You Think

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Global Food for Thought by Mick Sheldrick

With investment from governments, philanthropists, and the private sector, the world can halt the spread of pandemic-induced food insecurity.

Food and Agriculture

The Links Between Hunger and Unrest in Myanmar and Beyond

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Global Food for Thought by Camille Braswell

Food insecurity plays a critical and complex role in Myanmar's current political turmoil, and has played a similar role in uprisings of the past.

People displaced by fighting share a meal in Myanmar’s northwestern Chin State
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Global Food Security Symposium Highlights Innovation

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

The Council's first digital Global Food Security Symposium explored the challenges facing agriculture and the innovations, approaches, and solutions needed to build a more equitable and sustainable food system.

Agriculture tech
Food and Agriculture

From Simple to Great, from Past to Future

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Global Food for Thought by Christopher Butler

Lima 2035 shares their ambitious plan to change urban food systems to transform the world’s driest megacity.

An aerial view of Lima, Peru
Aarom Ore
Food and Agriculture

Bridging Gaps to Achieve Good Food for All

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Global Food for Thought by Paul Newnham

Paul Newnham identifies key gaps in efforts to end hunger, and offers solutions to break down silos and build up food systems.

Food and Agriculture