Exploring the challenge of keeping ourselves fed
at a time of rapid social and environmental change
In our latest videos, CIR digs into the largest Chinese purchase of an American business: iconic Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International.
China has the potential to revive California’s beleaguered dairy industry, but at what environmental cost?
In India, climate change is already forcing farmers to adapt to saltwater intrusion, flooding and droughts.
Today is World Water Day, when the U.N. beats its drums about one of the world’s most threatened resources. This year’s theme is “Water and Food Security.”
A population scholar lauds "Food for 9 Billion" for linking the need for family planning to the challenge of feeding the world.
A new initiative looks at farms as parts of complex systems that provide more than food and income.
A controversial resettlement program in Ethiopia is the latest battleground in the race to secure prized farmland and water.
Tonight’s story on PBS NewsHour probes the connection between foreign investment in African farmland and the displacement of native people.
Bangladesh has made dramatic progress in feeding its people. But can it stop a changing climate from sweeping away the gains?
It's no coincidence that the world's poorest countries also are the most vulnerable to a changing climate.
Viewers respond to our PBS NewsHour story about food and family planning in the Philippines.
The Philippines can no longer feed itself. That leaves two options: Increase supply or try to do something about demand.
When Filipino fishing families got birth control, the effects were dramatic: more food, kids in school and a new will to defend their reefs.
Executive producer, Food for 9 Billion
China correspondent, PRI's The World
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