Category Archives: sustainable agriculture

New Book Release! Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Food Security

With some of my Bioversity colleagues, Danny Hunter and Teresa Borelli, and colleague/chef Federico Mattei, we edited a new book entitled “Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health.” The book is part of the Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity series … Continue reading

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Business case for Sustainable Diets

This is a repost from the Guardian’s Sustainable Business Blog. See original post here. Making the business case for sustainable food Scrutinising the issues around diet, disease and poverty will allow us to make informed choices about how to tackle … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday

This year I was the recipient of the Premio Daniel Carasso for nutrition and sustainable diets. A video was made by Laurent Benhamou (Crunk video productions) of our last days in Rome.

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Eating a sustainable diet interview

Jessica Fanzo: “A sustainable food count many local fruits and vegetables and affordable” – 20minutes.fr.

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nourishing the planet (and Africa) with a green revolution

I just got through reading Worldwatch Institute’s new report “Nourishing the Planet.” An interesting read, but unfortunately unaccessible for most at $19.95 for a PDF or paperback. Not sure how many in the developing world could buy the report at … Continue reading

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How are we going to feed 9 billion people in 2050?

We can’t even do it now, with at least 1 billion currently hungry. A new paper in Science describes how this can be done. The article is actually positive and provides solutions. The abstract reads: Continuing population and consumption growth … Continue reading

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kristof is plugging Food Inc too…

The new documentary Food Inc is getting lots of press, and Kristof just gave it a plug. Would love to know people’s thoughts on this movie. From the outset, and I dont think the makers would object, the movie is … Continue reading

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