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Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet: George Monbiot

BBC Interview with George Monbiot BBC World Service, Newshour 10 June 2022 [See related series of video webcasts:] Sir David Attenborough in “Soils, Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration and Human Survival” “This remarkable book, staring curiously down at the soil beneath … Continue reading

Will Russia ease blockade of Ukrainian grain shipments? BBC World Service – Newshour, The United Nations Secretary General has warned that the war in Ukraine threatens to unleash an unprecedented wave of hunger and destitution around the world. The Russian foreign minister was in Turkey today to discuss ways of resuming Ukrainian … Continue reading

Russia says it ‘will allow’ Ukraine to export its grain | DW News

Jun 9, 2022 Russia’s war continues to block much needed grain exports from Ukraine to the rest of the world. The Ukrainian agriculture ministry has said that as long as the ports remain blocked, only a tenth of the country’s … Continue reading

Staff shortage impacting hundreds of food banks in Mass.

WPRI– May 17, 2022 It’s leading to some big challenges for places like Hebron Food Pantry in Attleboro, where they say food supplies from GBFB have decreased by 1,500 pounds in the last month — that’s nearly a 20% decrease. … Continue reading

Ukraine war latest: Conflict’s impact on food security severe – UN chief – BBC News

14:16 Russia’s food war explained As we’ve been reporting through much of today, the blocking of Ukraine’s main ports on the Black Sea during the war has severely impacted food supply chains around the world. The country is a major … Continue reading

BBC World Service – Newshour, Russia denies creating global food crisis

Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has denied that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created a global food prices. He has been holding talks in Turkey on how to get Ukrainian wheat moving out of its ports. We get a response … Continue reading

Climate Crisis, Ukraine War Worsen Food Crisis in East Africa; Someone Dies of Hunger Every 48 Secs

Democracy Now! Jun 2, 2022 In a devastating new report, Oxfam says one person is likely dying from hunger every 48 seconds in drought-ravaged Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. We speak with Shannon Scribner, director of humanitarian work at Oxfam America, … Continue reading

China starts harvest season with driverless harvesters

CGTN– May 28, 2022 In China’s Anhui Province, Huaiyuan River Bay area in Huaiyuan County, the harvesting of 120,000 hectares of wheat is underway. The six large combine harvesters can harvest 13 to 20 hectares per day. Considering that operators … Continue reading

A Vision for Food Systems of the Future | Bold Actions For Food as a Force for Good

2020 Nov 25 Food sustains life, spreads joy and brings us together. But, if we are to feed 10 billion people within planetary boundaries, the way food is produced and consumed needs to change. The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated vulnerabilities … Continue reading

Food Systems Data Digital and Innovation Levers | Sustainable Development Impact Summit

Apr 24, 2022 From artificial intelligence and blockchain-enabled traceability to people-centred innovative models fuelled by science and indigenous knowledge, all offer unprecedented opportunities to shape more inclusive and sustainable food systems. Speakers: Tjada McKenna, Svein Tore Holsether, Mariam Mohammed Saeed … Continue reading