food security

Texas oil and agricultural fields taken by the Landsat 8 satellite. (Image courtesy U.S. Geological Survey)

Northwestern University
Researchers at the AAAS conference in Boston stress the need for accurate agricultural data and satellite imaging in the fight for food security around the world.

Guests attended Dinner 2040 to discuss food security and sustainability. (Anya Magnuson/ASU News Now)

Arizona State University
Dinner 2040 seeks to explore the “future of food,” integrating sustainable practices into food production and distribution all while respecting health, culture and ecological integrity.
Assignment Editor, Planet Forward
Explore the GW apiary with me and learn about how student researchers are providing a voice for some of our most valuable food suppliers. 

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The George Washington University
Pulses can help you and the environment stay alive, healthy and sustainable just like a heartbeat. In fact, you’ve probably eaten pulses in the past month.
Planet Forward
Here are the top 10 things we heard at the Feeding The Planet Summit.
What responsiblities do journalists have when covering food?
What responsiblities do journalists have when covering food?
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
How do we communicate climate change and the challenges it poses for agriculture? At our last 2014 salon, we identified key communication solutions for telling the story of food, and got in touch with the top journalists and experts in the field. We... Read More
GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Media consumers are not getting a balanced diet of food news. That was among the conclusions of a fascinating conversation among leading journalists and food experts convened by Planet Forward, the George Washington University-based consortium of... Read More
The George Washington University
Ramen is a go-to for the cash poor college student, but for some struggling families it is the only option available.
Howard W. Buffett on Making Farming More Resilient
Howard W. Buffett on Making Farming More Resilient
Planet Forward
Hear from the experts on how to square agricultural production with climate change at the Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium.
GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Feeding the planet isn't rocket science - it's climate science, innovation and good old-fasioned know-how.

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