For about a year now, I have become more aware of the huge impact that one family can have on the world, in terms of waste and carbon emissions, and I have been determined to reduce mine as much as

At The Economist's 2019 Feeding the Future conference in London, Impakter interviews key figures in the battle for a more sustainable and just food system. Addressing one of the biggest challenges of the next century, businesses and public organisations came

Nothing less than food system transformation is required to address the scale and urgency of the health and sustainability challenges facing humanity. Thanks to recent landmark reports such as Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from

Agriculture is at the center of some of the great challenges facing the human population, including food insecurity and climate change. To meet the needs of a growing population while adapting to and minimizing the effects of climate change, sustainable

If you look in my store cupboard, you will see a range of dried and canned goods. Some are basics like oats, tinned tomato, and baked beans.  Others are a bit more exotic, like Shirataki Noodles made from the starchy

Warning: Graphic Photos Within According to Sentient Media, for just land animals alone, greater than 150 million animals are killed daily. From this fact, 56 billion land animals will be slaughtered each year. This is not even including the millions of

  This article is part of our Editorial Series called “GFAR Impakters.” This is done in partnership with GFAR – The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  – For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Sustainability of the Agri-Food

In case we need any more evidence of the reality of climate change, besides the hundreds of scientific reports published over the last few decades, we can simply observe the changes in the seasons and weather. These shifting weather patterns

"The world of food is in trouble," alerts the company Seamore on their website. But do not despair for the innovative company also has a proposed solution: seaweed. The many processes of the food industry contribute enormously to climate change. According

Food waste is a multifaceted phenomenon that bares the complexity of our food system. It mimics the linearity of food production (we produce more, buy more and waste more) the paradox of food consumption (the more we have the more

The chachafruto (‘basul,’ Erythrina edulis), a leguminous tree native to the Andean region that produces large and sweet beans inside its pods, reminds me of my childhood in eastern Antioquia, Colombia. During the harvest season, the beans were used to produce delicious and

Kimberly and Priscilla Addison are the two Co-founders of '57 Chocolate, a luxury chocolate brand inspired by their Ghanian roots. Kimberly is a graduate of Boston College’s Arts and Sciences Program, where she obtained a Bachelors of Arts in French

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