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Good Food For All: Global Youth Summit Dialogue

United Nations – 4 May 2021 This Tuesday, tune in as 100 youth from around the world gather for a vibrant #UNFSS2021​ Global Youth #SummitDialogue​ and a discussion on more sustainable future #FoodSystems​ for all! The Dialogue, convened by UN … Continue reading

Urban gardening – Growing food in New York City

UN Environment Programme– May 4, 2021 Packed with concrete, cars and crowds, cities are among the most degraded environments on the planet. That is why urban areas are a focus of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The New York … Continue reading

Thought For Food’s Videos on Vimeo

Here are all of the videos that Thought For Food has uploaded to Vimeo. Appearances are videos that Thought For Food has been credited in by others. Food-matters,

OpenIDEO – Challenge: ‪The Food Systems Game Changers Lab‬

THE GOAL This is a call to action for those with hands in the soil, pans on the stove, and everyone in between to help transform the planet. The United Nations Secretary-General is hosting the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit … Continue reading

Seed Money: Monsanto’s Past and Our Food Future: Bartow J. Elmore

A deeply researched and eye-opening history that shows how Monsanto came to have outsized influence over our food system. This is the definitive history of Monsanto, a St. Louis chemical firm that became the world’s largest genetically engineered seed enterprise. … Continue reading

Does China’s ‘going out’ strategy prefigure a new food regime?

ABSTRACT China’s new Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is commanding attention, in this moment of international disorder, as a global strategy reflecting its growing political-economic power. This essay offers a ‘food regime’ lens on these developments. There are two, related, … Continue reading

“Future of Food: Dictatorship or Democracy?” by Vandana Shiva

Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation – May 25, 2016 October 30, 2014 | Dr. Vandana Shiva discusses how the future of the planet is intimately linked to the future of food, both because everyone must eat and because industrial … Continue reading

The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product | Four Corners

ABC News In-depth – Oct 9, 2018 Four Corners investigates the secret tactics used by global chemical giant #Monsanto​ to protect its billion-dollar business and its star product — the weed killer, #Roundup​. Food-matters,

How much does food waste contribute to climate change, and what can we do about it?

CGTN America– Apr 22, 2021 Around the world, millions of tons of food are thrown away, but there’s a way we can all work to minimize the waste and impact climate change. CGTN’s Gabriel Yin Yue has more on this … Continue reading

A new scramble for Africa

CaspianReport – Feb 17, 2021 Three new trans-Mediterranean corridors are emerging that will glue #Europe​ and #Africa​. However, the routes will traverse North Africa’s gatekeepers. Food-matters, See related: Some Troubling Chapters in The Political Ecology & History of West African … Continue reading