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Envisioning the Future of Food in Times of Change

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Global Food for Thought by Todd Post

Todd Post from Bread for the World provides guest commentary to explain the future of food in times of change.

Children sit and eat outside in La Paz, Bolivia.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Growing Cities, Changing Diets

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Global Food for Thought by Alesha Black

Water flows between farms and cities and changes form as each person uses and reuses it.

An aqueduct in Blythe, California with reflection of the sky in the water.
Steve Rotman
Water

Finding an Alternative to Fishmeal for Sustainable Aquaculture in Zambia

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Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors

Replacement of fisheries-derived fishmeal with yeast-derived proteins, or single-cell proteins, could support the sustainable growth of aquaculture globally.

Aquaculture cages in Jitra, Malaysia
WorldFish
Food and Agriculture

Russia Will Face Declining Influence, Standing Among Great Powers

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Running Numbers by Charlie Rahr

A survey of American foreign policy experts paints a portrait of a declining Russia, with its broad influence deteriorating as China’s influence rises.

Vladimir Putin
Herman Van Rompuy
Public Opinion

To Meat or Not to Meat: Balancing Global Views in Battles over Food

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Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors

Two billion people in the Global South suffer from micronutrient deficiencies due to failures in providing adequate nutrition.

Children in Tanzania stand below a line showing the median height for 9-year-olds globally
Gates Foundation
Food and Agriculture

Global Public Opinion Shows Fear, Caution as COVID-19 Lockdowns Renew

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

The Chicago Council Survey team provides updates on public opinion on the COVID-19 pandemic from the US, Japan, South Korea, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Germany, and Mexico.

A researcher works in a lab at the Duke-NUS Medical School
Reuters
COVID-19

BTS Prepares to Enlist, South Korean Public Split on Exemption

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Should members of the South Korean boy band BTS receive an exemption from mandatory military service?

BTS before the 2017 American Music Awards
Korea Dispatch
Public Opinion

Polling Problems, 2020 Edition

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

America saw inaccurate polling for the House and Senate races across the country, which overestimated Democratic support in a wide range of races.

People vote during the 2020 primary in Louisville, Kentucky
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Hunger in Washington State: US Food Insecurity on the Rise Nationwide

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Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors

This blog is about the growing hunger crisis in the state of Washington and how it relates to the wider problem of food security around the world.

A member of the National Guard works at a COVID-19 food warehouse
The National Guard
Food and Agriculture

Food Delivery in South Korea Stresses Small Restaurants

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

A rise in demand for food delivery is outpacing the capacity of delivery workers, leading to concerns about food price increases.

A restaurant in Seoul, South Korea
Jirka Matousek
Science, Technology and Innovation