A team of scientists have warned that plant breeding programmes are decreasing due to a lack of funding, which they say could have a direct impact on food security.
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After examining food supply chain resiliency and import dependency in remote communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have called for change.
The FAO-led, multi-stakeholder coalition, which aims to collectively address the impacts of the pandemic on food systems and agriculture across the world, now has support from 35 nations.
The International Food Policy Research Institute has published a report highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on food systems, the global economy, poverty, health and trade, and has offered recommendations for Governments to try and alleviate them.
MPs from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee have urged the Government to take immediate action on food insecurity in the UK - amidst the pandemic and beyond.
Part one of the National Food Strategy has been published by Henry Dimbleby, offering recommendations for the future of food policy and trade. Here, New Food highlights the views of some key industry players...
The World Organisation for Animal Health and the Food and Agricultural Organization have come together to try and halt the global spread of African Swine fever - the deadly pig disease already impacting the pork industry in 51 countries.
FAO and WFP have collaborated on an analysis of countries which could be part of the "worst food crisis in generations".
The goal of the Food Systems Institute is to bring researchers together to find solutions to problems such as hunger, food waste, productivity and global food affordability.
Compared to just two years ago, StatsCan estimates that 512,000 more Canadian households feel food insecure because of COVID-19, with things predicted to get worse. Dr Sylvain Charlebois explores the challenges being experienced in Canada and the potential roads ahead.
The Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report calling on the Government to "end years of inaction" and ensure that a healthy, sustainable diet is truly accessible for everyone.
Charities say that disabled man starved to death as he was unable to access food supplies.