Small Farms, Big Pollution – FP, 2.06.21
Don’t abandon big agriculture, make it work (even) better. By Ted Nordhaus, the executive director of the Breakthrough Institute, and Dan Blaustein-Rejto, the director of food and agriculture at the Breakthrough Institute
Big Agriculture Is Leading to Ecological Collapse – FP, 17.05
Actually, big isn’t best. By Matthew R. Sanderson, a social scientist at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, and Stan Cox, a research scholar in ecosphere studies at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas
Big Agriculture Is Best – FP, 18.04.21
The United States’ industrialized food system moved millions of people out of poverty and is better for the environment, too. By Ted Nordhaus, Dan Blaustein-Rejto
Food waste – by Nairomi Eriksson, The World Today, 21.04
A billion tonnes of nourishment that was never eaten
Campaigners’ rage against the cage could prompt EU farming revolution – By Eddy Wax, Politico, 6.05
Over 1 million EU citizens want to break Europe’s 300 million farm animals out of confinement.
Bugs for dinner: EU agency says mealworms ‘safe’ to eat – By Arthur Neslen, Politico, 13.01
Decision gives hope to other insect-based food-makers that their own unusual edibles could be approved for sale.
MIT Technology Review – dec 2020
- Why people still starve in an age of abundance – by Bobbie Johnson
Our wonderful global supply chain is not just failing to prevent hunger—it’s causing it.
- Technology can help us feed the world, if we look beyond profit – by Fabio Parasecoli
Powerful technologies like genetic modification aren’t the enemy of a healthy, sustainable food system.
- How technology might finally start telling farmers things they didn’t already know – by Rowan Moore Gerety
In the Salinas Valley, America’s “Salad Bowl,” startups selling machine learning and remote sensing are finding customers.
When food becomes scarce – high-tech farms of the future – DW, 28.11.20
Building Stronger Food Systems | Pioneers of Change – WEF, 27.11
A Vision for Food Systems of the Future | Pioneers of Change – WEF, 25.11