In 2013, the Rockefeller Foundation’s one-hundredth year, we have been deeply analyzing the issues and strengths that defined our first century. In that century, we recognized and addressed the link between food and population, most notably through the ‘Green Revolution’ … Continue reading
The Feeding Cities conference drew hundreds of participants from around the world, and was covered by dozens of journalists and bloggers. This page contains blog posts, press releases and news articles written about the conference. Use #feedingcities to join the ongoing conversation about the conference on Twitter.
Video: The urban food supply is suffering as a result of climate change, according to Oxfam America’s Marc Cohen who spoke at the recent Feeding Cities conference. Here’s how.
From China’s melamine-tainted-milk scandal to Cargill’s 2011 recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey, a food-policy wonk needn’t look far these days to find disaster or the threat of one. So it was no surprise that the Penn Institute for … Continue reading
Neil Peirce writes about the global obesity epidemic and its tie-in with Penn IUR’s Feeding Cities conference. Read the article here.
Video: Fighting Food Insecurity in Detroit Detroit’s urban communities do not have access to healthy, affordable food, or even grocery stores, says Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network. He spoke with Future Cities at the Feeding … Continue reading
In the next 40 years, the world will need to produce as much food as it has produced over all of human history. Across the planet, hundreds of millions of people go to bed hungry every night – and more … Continue reading
In reference to Cold War-style politics of food security, Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla wanted to make his argument clear: The globalized market means that no country can singlehandedly isolate another’s food market. Read more>>
Much of the discussion at the Feeding Cities conference has centered on the challenges of feeding growing populations in the developing world and the inefficiencies in North America’s food systems. I was therefore pleased to hear Kevin Morgan, a professor … Continue reading