Program at a Glance
Experts from disciplines across food and agriculture offer advice to further the Council’s efforts to advance a more sustainable and resilient global food system and help inform and guide the program’s work.
Distinguished, resident, and nonresident fellows provide their expertise on a wide range of issues, including innovation, agricultural development, sustainability, nutrition, and more.
Annual reports on global food security offer policy recommendations and foster dialogue on the topics.
Commentary and analyses on the latest news, research, and policy developments in food and agriculture from across the world are curated weekly via this blog and related email.
Areas of Focus
Understanding the power of innovation and technology to transform food and agriculture, and exploring policy solutions necessary for ensuring an equitable digital revolution in food and agriculture.
Analyzing the complex relationship between agriculture and the environment, and providing solutions to support resilient communities around the world.
Reporting on the importance of nutrition for healthy communities around the world, especially for early childhood nutrition and development.
Examining the vital role of women in addressing food security and the promise of rural girls for thriving economies.
Global Food And Agriculture Events
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.
A panel of chefs and food experts discuss food identity and the intersection of safeguarding cultural heritage and food diversity.
In advance of the UN Food Systems Summit, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman, Impossible Foods’ Head of Impact Strategy Rebekah Moses, and other global leaders discuss innovations transforming food systems.
The Council's Ertharin Cousin leads a conversation with IL Senator Dick Durbin, Produce Alliance’s Melissa Melshenker Ackerman, and other experts about the USDA’s efforts to address food security challenges.