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Category: Food Systems :: Global Food System
Last updated: Jul 10 2019 14:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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U.S. agriculture needs a 21st-century New Deal 10.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How can we give power back to farmers — and out carbon back into the ground?
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Why the US-China trade war is leaving firms vulnerable to soy risk 10.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
China's growing demand for soy is leaving billions of dollars of investments exposed to deforestation risks, CDP report finds.
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Where our past 30 Under 30 honorees are today 3.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's a sampling of the latest activities from among the 120 outstanding young professionals we've named since 2016.
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Springing into action against Roundup -- the mounting evidence against use of glyphosate 1.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Food & Health Since the inception of this column, a lot of turf has been covered regarding some very challenging agricultural and food issues related to seed, pesticides, health and sustainable agriculture. Often Monsanto and its activities have come into question. Less than three weeks ago, the National Farmers Union initiated an online petition calling on the Canadian federal government to ban Roundup and glyphosate. Monsanto, a huge transnational which has now merged with Bayer, looms large globally when it comes to farmers, weed control, genetic manipulation of seed, Roundup and cancer. In 2018, Monsanto was bought by Bayer for $63 billion. Bayer now faces close to 14,000 lawsuits against its product glyphosate, and in the past year its stock has dropped by 40 per cent. (And yes, that is the same Bayer that makes aspirins and vitamins, and now, most infamously, the pesticide known as Roundup, and its active ingredient glyphosate.) In the last few years Monsanto has been on public trial -- despite its ...
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Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California? 20.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Where industrial monocrops dominate, small farms form an agricultural resistance in the Central Valley.
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Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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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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A culture of cultured meat: Better than animal agriculture 8.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Solutions to factory farming actually might be found in the laboratory.
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Regenerative agriculture can make farmers stewards of the land again 4.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The "give back what you take" approach of sustatinability isn't enough.
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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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The kids are alright 27.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
James Murray reflects on school strikes, theories of change and vegan sausage rolls.
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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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6 themes for scaling corporate action on the SDGs 6.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
This year will be pivotal for businesses to make progress on the UN's blueprint for peace and prosperity.
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Understanding the policy principles for a 'just transition' 4.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
'Just transition' was the hot topic at last year's COP24 climate conference in Poland, but how can governments and businesses deliver on their promises?
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A lot on their plate: Investors turn heat up on global food giants McDonald's, Restaurant Brands International and Yum! Brands 31.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With consumer tastes changing and closer focus on climate goals, funders ask fast food companies to report and address their impacts.
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How to save a shelf-life: cutting down on food waste across its supply chain 25.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's how better packaging and labeling can help change throw-away culture.
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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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The United Nations backs seed sovereignty in landmark small-scale farmers’ rights declaration 18.1.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Conventional modern agriculture threatens seed diversity around the world — but a new UN declaration seeks to reverse that.
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8 types of ag-tech startups with the right ingredients for sustainability 9.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
Here are some of the promising ventures being backed by the likes of Tyson, Campbell Soups and Danone.
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How to sustainably, nutritiously feed 10 billion people by 2050 14.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Today we have a five-course menu to serve up food and climate solutions.
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