Category: Current Events

  • Going Beyond Certifications in Food Marketing
    January 26, 2021

    Going Beyond Certifications in Food Marketing

    A food certification, especially the “organic” and “fair trade” one, can strengthen the quality of a product and increase its sales. On a different note, today we see a whole new game: the power of validated stories.
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  • The Faces Behind the Food: Migration & Agriculture
    December 28, 2020

    The Faces Behind the Food: Migration & Agriculture

    To move, to follow the food, to settle and then resettle are acts of human survival. The process of movement is woven into the collective and historical experience of being human.
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  • Urban Agriculture: How to Build Healthier Communities
    December 25, 2020

    Urban Agriculture: How to Build Healthier Communities

    Our cities may not have vast expanses of land for big farms, but with urban gardening, it is still possible for city dwellers to get their hands dirty and cultivate a fresh tomato or two.
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  • Farmers in India Protest New Reforms
    December 17, 2020

    Farmers in India Protest New Reforms

    Indian agricultural workers are protesting reforms that will deregulate agricultural markets. They believe that these reforms will devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings, while giving more power to large corporations.
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  • Kiss the Ground: Movie Review by an Industry Specialist
    November 6, 2020

    Kiss the Ground: Movie Review by an Industry Specialist

    Kiss the Ground is narrated by Woody Harrelson and features a collection of cultural influencers, celebrities, scientists, and entrepreneurs all sharing about the importance of soil and the solution for the future known as regenerative agriculture.
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  • Scaling Blockchain Traceability in Consumer Products
    September 17, 2020

    Scaling Blockchain Traceability in Consumer Products

    Innovative, consumer-focused brands will drive blockchain traceability for consumers as a source of differentiation, demonstrating their superior sourcing and supply chain practices.
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  • Sharing The Digital Campfire
    August 20, 2020

    Sharing The Digital Campfire

    When boiled down to their salt, social media and the concept of digital campfires are all variations of the same theme: human connection and relations.
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  • A Promising Initiative to Empower Women in Colombia
    August 11, 2020

    A Promising Initiative to Empower Women in Colombia

    “Peaceful Opportunities - Rural Women” (Oportunidades Pacíficas - Mujeres Rurales), is supported by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), as well as the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP). This holistic approach to empowerment supports women to build secure livelihoods as agents of change, leadership, and transformation in their communities.
  • Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    April 18, 2020

    Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Reports of U.S. farmers throwing out harvests due to the food service value chain crash have increased dramatically over the past two weeks. The crops we’ve seen are mostly eggs, milk, meats, vegetables, and fruits. 
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