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Sustainable Solutions for Zero Hunger by 2030: A Vision for Animal Agriculture

Forum addresses Sustainable Solutions for Zero Hunger by 2030: A Vision for Animal Agriculture

Sustainable Solutions for Zero Hunger by 2030: A Vision for Animal Agriculture, scheduled virtually for 12-5 p.m. ET on September 14, 2021. Presented in partnership with Elanco and Agri-Pulse the event will bring together key leaders across the animal protein food chain from around the world to discuss the next steps of food production’s sustainable transformation, its ability to fight hunger and its durability against shocks.
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European Union

US vows to work with EU on strengthening agricultural sectors

The U.S. and European Union are vowing to look past their significant differences on how to improve agricultural production practices, strengthen food supplies and protect the environment, says USDA Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh, who spoke to reporters from Rome after attending the United Nations Food Systems Pre-Summit.
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wind and solar

US propels vision of global farm tech solutions to climate change

The U.S. doesn’t just want to employ modern farming technology and practices to combat climate change. It wants to work with governments and the private sector around the globe to collaborate on research through a new platform to improve the way farmers and ranchers produce food and fiber while reducing carbon emissions and preserving the environment.
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bananas in store

Global food trade struggles, but success in some developing countries

Reduced consumer incomes around the world and supply chain difficulties during the pandemic have taken a toll on ag and food exporters in developing countries, but overall trade has remained “remarkably resilient” and some suppliers have prospered, according to a new publication from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization.
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Jess Fanzo and Lawrence Haddad

Opinion: Food Systems Dashboard: A Decision-making Tool for Better Food Governance Decisions

Jess Fanzo, associate professor of global food and agriculture policy and ethics at Johns Hopkins University, and Lawrence Haddad, executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition team up in this article to share more information on the Food Systems Dashboard, a new easy-to-navigate online tool designed to help decision makers and other users in the US and around the world understand their food systems.
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Locust swarm

East Africa slammed by locusts, floods and COVID-19

The desert locust, generally considered one of the most devastating pests in the world to agriculture, has been hitting farmers hard in the Horn of Africa as well as the Arabian Peninsula for six months, devouring crops and pasture. With COVID-19, the situation has gone from bad to worse.
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