This year, World Food Day focuses on family farming, the important role farmers play in helping feed our growing population, and the ways in which we can help them improve productivity, reduce food loss, and take better care of our earth.
Ocean advocate Sylvia Earle says “smart aquaculture” can help save the planet’s wild fish and produce food more efficiently.
Successful smallholder farms, scaled-up investment, and nutrition-friendly public policies are crucial to boosting Africa’s food supply in the coming decades, says global leader Kofi Annan.
Food scientist and executive Jane Karuku is leading the way for a broader look at adding value to Africa’s crops.
Genetic engineering and ecologically responsible growing practices needn’t be strange bedfellows, says plant geneticist Pamela Ronald.
Biotechnologist Isha Datar envisions menus and meat cases stocked with tasty lab-made options.
Public policy leader Catherine Bertini works to empower the world’s girls as the missing link in global food aid programs.