User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Independent
Category: Food Production :: Sustainable Agriculture
Last updated: May 09 2019 16:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The rise of plant-based plastic packaging 9.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Alternatives to plastics are growing in popularity. Can they be scaled?
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Catalyzing the blue revolution: how investors can turn the tide on aquaculture 8.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Seafood is a critical part of the future of food production. Are we investing enough in it?
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UN decade of family farming puts spotlight on food insecurity 24.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Food & Health The United Nations has declared the years 2019 to 2028 as the UN Decade of Family Farming, citing the need to stem hunger and work toward food security. The official launch of the decade will take place in May. The UN has identified a number of key issues, including public policies, that promote the development of family farms, the protection of biodiversity, forests necessary to supporting family farms, sustainable fisheries and agroecology. While 2014 was officially the year of family farming, the UN states that, by creating a decade dedicated to family farming , it aims to draw attention to the fact that the people who produce more than 80 per cent of the planet's food paradoxically are often the most vulnerable to hunger.  My hope is that the UN decade will expose and emphasize the real causes of hunger on this planet -- how the creation of hunger is directly linked to environmental degradation and land grabbing; the loss of family farms and farmland to speculation and concentration, an ...
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Report Report: Food waste, investing, transportation, systems change, plastic pollution 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
The latest crop of research reports on sustainable business, climate and cleantech topics.
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Why Clif Bar created a multimillion-dollar fund to help farmers invest in resilience 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The first focus: helping organics operations become hosts for wind turbines.
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With clock ticking on 2020 deforestation pledges, 5 ideas for sourcing palm oil sustainably 27.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Time-bound commitments and better ways to monitor suppliers will play a central role
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Soil becomes fertile ground for climate action 25.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
General Mills and Patagonia are among the companies to watch attending to soil health in their supply chains.
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How urban agriculture could improve food security in U.S. cities 22.2.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Cuba offers interesting lessons for how to develop urban agriculture, including government-allocated land and agroecological methods that deliver high yields and diverse crops in small spaces.
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10 minutes with Tom Vilsack 18.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Technology has made farming far more productive than in the past, but the story remains largely untold to consumers.
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The perfect match: businesses and the SDGs 12.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
How sustainability and inclusivity are driving the business models of the future.
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How Danone, Kashi and Land O'Lakes are backing sustainable farming 11.2.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
More companies are exploring new finance mechanisms and other efforts to benefit farmers in search of change.
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Is sustainable agriculture the future, or the past? 9.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The history of our food system isn't just about food, it's also about power.
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Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system 8.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
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The community composting movement: how to make a closed-loop food-and-waste system sexy 2.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
As public awareness of composting models grows, a new vision is emerging.
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From field to fork: Tyson harnesses ag tech for sustainable food production 23.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The biggest food company in the world is expanding animal agricultural technology.
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Looking to fungi, spiders and other natural insect killers for less toxic alternatives to synthetic pesticides 17.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
New technologies based on natural chemicals are yielding more environmentally friendly ways to control pests that eat our food and harm our health.
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How DSM is embracing the Sustainable Development Goals 9.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The food supply giant is pursuing five of the SDGs to drive its sustainability efforts, including the mission to eradicate hunger.
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Report Report: Diversity, Disclosure, CDP and the SDGs 2.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
The latest crop of research reports on sustainable business, climate and cleantech topics.
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Why it’s critical for food companies to choose sustainable packaging 5.12.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: As consumers increasingly reject single-use plastics, food and beverage companies adopt sustainable packaging solutions to enhance their brands and reduce their environmental footprints.
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Using product certification to win consumers’ hearts and minds 29.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
Toward increased authenticity and credibility in a crowded marketplace.
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