Foundation tackles food insecurity

(USA) The Humana Foundation is increasing its multi-million dollar support for non profit organisations in America improving the health of local communities. Funding from the philanthropic arm of healthca...

French institutions talk food security

Four internationally-renowned French research and higher education institutions have signed a deal to develop innovative food security systems. To that end, they have agreed to strengthen their ties and work...

Tune in to food debate

(ITALY) The strong connection between climate change and food security issues has been aired a number of times on theses pages. It is a key theme being discussed at the 8th International Forum on Food and...

£500M AgriTech park plans unveiled

A new £500 million AgriTech park designed to tackle global food security issues could be up and running in the UK by 2022. The SmithsonHill-led project is seeking planning permission to construct the 'world-...

Charting a new course on climate

It is widely acknowledged that climate change is having a negative impact on food security. The recent International Conference on Water and Climate – organised by the World Water Council (WWC) - discussed t...

Smallholders receive helping hand

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is spearheading efforts to improve food security in some of the world's poorest regions. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with global ag...

Students asked to tackle food security

Students from around the world enrolled at further and higher education institutions have an opportunity to help tackle the issue of food security. The 2017 Queen’s International Innovation Challenge, led by...

MIT Lab improves global food security

(USA) An MIT lab is spearheading new innovations designed to enhance global food and drink systems. The Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS) at MIT is pioneering a raft of new bre...

Dubai shows appetite for innovation

(UAE) The 'blueprint' for Dubai's planned $1.5 billion food park has been unveiled. Spanning 48 million square feet, the Dubai Food Park will be located in Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), a gargantuan 'whole...

Indigenous solutions to food security

By the middle of the century the world will have nearly 10 billion mouths to feed. A range of innovations and practical solutions will be required to meet the demand. Technologies will of course play a major...