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.
“Food for 9 Billion” is all over the airwaves tonight, with features on American Public Media's Marketplace and PBS NewsHour on the links between population growth and food security.
A condensed history of the human struggle to put food on the table, from the birth of agriculture to the birth of the 9 billionth human.
Compare countries by more than a dozen indicators, from population growth and malnutrition to available land and water.
Check out these snaps from Bangladesh, where communities are girding for climate change, and India, where a grassroots movement is working to avert a water crisis.
More than a million Egyptian farmers have quit the land in the last 20 years, reshaping the country’s physical and political landscape.
Greetings from one of the world’s most “climate vulnerable” countries as it prepares for a future of storms, floods, droughts, salty soils and other unpleasantness.
Today’s feature on American Public Media's Marketplace looks at the politics of food as Egyptians head back to the polls.
Some really impressive work by the Fault Lines team at Al Jazeera on the political and historical roots of the crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Tonight on PBS NewsHour, Sandy Tolan and Charlotte Buchen dig for the roots of what some have called “the revolution of the hungry.”
Egyptians used to grow nearly all their food. Today, the country relies on imports. To many economists, this makes sense. The people on the street aren’t convinced.
Executive producer, Food for 9 Billion
China correspondent, PRI's The World
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