Keep the Government Out of MyPlate
The U.S.’s MyPlate plan, which has the explicit goal of simplifying dietary recommendations, fails to address the nuances of each individual’s condition. This not only sends misleading messages about proper eating behavior, but also creates myriad additional complications for many.
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Land tenure and international investments in agriculture. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition
The report findings include: No evidence of ‘pro-poor, win-win’ scenarios in these land deals; Negative impacts on communities where such land deals are carried out; Majority of land deals are not linked to food production, but for the production of biofuels and other industrial products such as timber; Major land […]