Do you ever think about the environmental impact of the food you eat? The recently concluded 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture was not a usual science conference. Besides participatory activities such as a networking competition and a quiz on the

Human trafficking, which represents the recruitment, transport, receipt, and harboring of people for the purpose of exploiting their labor, affects almost all parts of the world. Globally, it is estimated that there are over 40 million men, women, and children

Editor's note: This piece was shared with Impakter by Lisa and Zoe Paisley the Founders of Aggie Global, a startup aiming to bring more sustainability in the food supply chain by connecting small farmers with big markets. When you go on

Oscar-Nominated ‘American Factory’ Shows How Workers Around the World Share Common Concerns on the Future of Work - from Corporate Accountability to Workplace Safety. This article was created in partnership with Participant. Most workers have a few common desires: a safe, reliable

Climate-smart options in agriculture can only be inclusive if they consider the gender-specific situations of farmers. Women farmers encounter a great deal of challenges that constrain their agricultural activities. Differing societal roles, unequal access to and control of resources, and women’s

On Jan. 2, 2020, General Qassem Soleimani was killed by American missiles which targeted his convoy near Baghdad International Airport — prompting the possibility of a U.S.-Iran war. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213593975732527112 In order to fully grasp the significance of Soleimani’s killing, one cannot ignore that

Humans have been sharing food for a very long time. Food has been bringing people together as along as we can remember, and is an important symbol for almost all countries and cultures. The term gastrodiplomacy has emerged from this

We are now in a climate emergency and 2020 will be a critical year in the fight for the survival of the planet. The battleground is triple: climate change, biodiversity, and the ocean. What happens in one affects the other

The choice between economic development and sustainability is often considered to be irreconcilable. However, viewing the elements of ecosystems as resources that provide services puts a price on nature, helping, through through green investing, to shape the future of investments

This December marked two years since the launch of my social enterprise TaQadam. The research project, which started with conducting human-centered design research on refugee employment in the fall of 2017 in the conflict-torn Lebanon, led to: rolling out an

What’s more radical? Calmly following a path towards an almost certain human crisis or trying something new, on the fringe, something disruptive, that has a chance of changing our course for a better future. That is when companies "should zoom"

Hundreds of wildfires have been raging across Australia for more than two months, destroying 7.4 million acres of land and hundreds of homes. While Australia typically experiences bushfires every year, this year’s fires began burning earlier in the season and

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