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'Brilliance and Ingenuity' That Transform Indigenous Communities

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Support from the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund is putting more moose meat into freezers on Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi First Nation on the south coast of Newfoundland.

At approximately 1,200 lbs, a male moose can yield several hundred pounds of meat. That much food goes a long way, especially in a province like Newfoundland, which has some of the highest food insecurity rates in Canada.

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose, Tata Consultancy Services, and PYXERA Global: Building Food Security

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October 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Food insecurity – a complex, multi-faceted issue – threatens over 2 billion people around the world. Digital tools and technology, when deployed intentionally and strategically, can support a range of personalized services for farmers such as agro advisory, best practices, alerts, weather forecasts, and supply chain management to farmers on their mobile phones.

TCS' Digital Empowers: Building Food Security

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Food insecurity – a complex, multi-faceted issue – threatens over 2 billion people around the world. Digital tools and technology, when deployed intentionally and strategically, can support a range of personalized services for farmers such as agro advisory, best practices, alerts, weather forecasts, and supply chain management to farmers on their mobile phones. This allows farmers to minimize risk by understanding predictive analytics for crop acreage and yield, crop health, soil status, weather and pest forecasts, and resource quality assessment at their fingertips.

Food Security Is the Missing Link in Managing Chronic Conditions

Contributor: Dhiren Patel, PharmD
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Many Americans struggle with chronic conditions. The CDC estimates six in 10 US adults have a chronic disease, and four in 10 have two or more. It is the leading cause of death and disability and a driver of the nation’s more than $3.8 trillion in annual healthcare costs. Four main risk factors have been identified for preventable chronic diseases: tobacco use, lack of physical activity, excessive alcohol use, and poor nutrition.[1,2]

Shorter corn stalks, drones and more: Inside Bayer Crop Science's $2B R&D pipeline

By Nathan Rubbelke - St. Louis Inno editor
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Two subjects are top of mind for Bayer Crop Science President Rodrigo Santos

“We do believe that more than ever, not only because of the pandemic but also because of the war in Ukraine, there are two things that really become even more important than any other topic: food security and climate change,” Santos said. "Those two topics are probably on the agenda of every conversation that we have.”

Headlines of the Future: The State of Food Security

Episode 5: The State of Food Security
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What does food security mean and how can the science and innovation of the modern day strengthen the food security of tomorrow? Fifty years after the Green Revolution, how can agricultural innovation feed the world and ensure long-term food security?

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What does food security mean and how can the science and innovation of the modern day strengthen the food security of tomorrow? Fifty years after the Green Revolution, how can agricultural innovation feed the world and ensure long-term food security?

Food Security - Access for All Is a Human Right

By Margarita Lysenkova, Manager – Sector Program, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
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Ores mined in war zones have long been subject to heightened attention when it comes to sustainability and reputational risks. Yet in 2022, it is the production and sourcing of ‘soft’ commodities, like wheat, that are increasingly under scrutiny.

New Report Showcases 10 Ways Food Systems Create Better Health for People and Planet

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  • Launch coincides with new State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022
  • Promote healthy and sustainable diets for healthy people and planet, say 84% of healthcare professionals
  • Ultra-processed foods and environmental contamination top list of food systems worries for healthcare professionals
  • Case studies from Brazil, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Nigeria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, United States show how food and health sector can take collaborative action together

A Global Crisis Brings Food Security to the Table

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Every plate of food is the center of a story.

It’s at the center of our dinner tables: an essential human experience where we connect with our friends and family. But it’s also at the center of a story that connects each of us to farmers, producers, suppliers, grocers, and other families around the world.

Every meal is the result of a journey that recently became even more difficult. Distribution bottlenecks. Rising food prices. Grain shortages. Energy crises. Climate change.

United Soybean Board Releases 2021 Sustainability Overview Report

Summary Highlights U.S. Soy’s Ongoing Innovation and Commitment Throughout the Industry to Maximize Sustainability from the Farm to Food, Feed, Fuel and Other Non-Food Products
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ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ – United Soybean Board (USB) today released its inaugural U.S. Soy Sustainability Overview, a report outlining key achievements and ongoing commitments to optimize sustainability throughout the soy value chain and extending to a wide range of other industries.

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