Tag Archives: food systems

The Ethics of Eating

“Food makes philosophers of us all.” Food is an essential aspect of human function, existence and experience. The idea that “you are what you eat” has some truth to it: our food choices define who we have been, who we … Continue reading

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Building better systems for food and nutrition security

There is a new paper out in the PNAS journal on food and nutrition security systems. I have seen a few other papers that try to modelfood and nutrition security as an integrated system, but this one is the most … Continue reading

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Bioversity’s Nutrition Strategy – Resilient Food and Nutrition Systems: Analyzing the Role of Agricultural Biodiversity in Enhancing Human Nutrition and Health

This past year I worked diligently with colleagues at Bioversity International, on the 10 year nutrition strategy. Below is a summary of the strategy along with the link to the entire strategy. Bioversity’s Nutrition Strategy One of the world’s greatest challenges … Continue reading

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Discussion on global food systems: tackling malnutrition in low-income settings

I recently participated in a discussion at Columbia University this past March of 2011 with some of my great friends and colleagues, Glenn Denning, CJ Jones and Roseline Remans. The discussion was about the global food price crisis, the nutrition … Continue reading

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