2021 is the year of food. After the pandemic exposed how vulnerable food systems are, two global summits are placing food front and center: the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September in New York, USA (with the Pre-Summit gathering

Food insecurity is a problem that a select part of the world has the luxury of ignoring.  With a staggering 73.6% of adults in the United States being overweight, it can seem like Americans have quite the opposite problem compared

After months of activism from consumers and plant-based companies, the EU has withdrawn Amendment 171. The amendment would have stopped plant-based dairy from using phrases like 'creamy' on their labels. If passed, the bill would have required hundreds of plant-based

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) just announced that global food prices have hit their highest level in a decade, jumping 40% in May compared to the same period last year. The news comes on the heels

It is no great surprise that many modern climate issues arise from the meat industry and its environmental externalities.  While vegetarianism, veganism, and lab-grown meat are all encouraging possibilities, plant-based meat is an exciting and growing alternative to meat.  According

The number of people who go to bed hungry was rising steadily prior to the COVID-19 pandemic due to stresses related to climate, inequality and conflict, and now stands at 690 million. The pandemic has supercharged these trends. The latest

IEP’s Positive Peace Framework is versatile and can be applied to a variety of settings. In the US city of Atlanta, a food movement has grown popular and turned the bustling metropolis into a national leader in urban agriculture. A proliferation

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been severe and far-reaching. Governments worldwide have enforced strict measures to curb the spread of the virus, upending businesses and livelihoods. Global agricultural supply chains continue to face unprecedented disruptions. What has this

In celebration of World Water Day, let's take a look at the importance of water-smart innovations in water management and conservation, and agricultural production. Every 22nd of March, the United Nations (UN) celebrates World Water Day. This year, the theme of the celebration is

Vegan Diet and Kids Nutrition in childhood plays a crucial role in the quality of health in the long run later in life. Is a vegan diet safe for children? This question might raise concern for young parents as we all

Companies globally are moving quickly to bring to market meat products that are grown from animal cells in a lab, also known as “clean”, “cultivated” or “cultured” meats. In Singapore, on 2nd December 2020 lab-grown meat was approved for sale

While emerging technology brings potential to revolutionize our food system; there are trade-offs that need to be acknowledged and addressed. New study finds emerging technologies for agriculture, however optimistic, all have some potential negative trade-offs. But we have methods, the science,

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