Notorious for animal testing and unsustainable sourcing, a first sector-wide report highlights the progress the flavours and fragrances industry has made in sustainability, aided by activists, consumer demand and biotechnology.
Sara Farley and Deepali Khanna –
Covid-19 has reminded humanity of the critical importance of a strong and functioning food system. With a quarter of a billion people facing acute hunger by the end of the year, bold collective action cannot wait.
Julian Trilaksana and Nurul Ihsan –
Diversification can increase food security by mitigating the threat of crop failure. Indonesia can tap suboptimal land to grow many types of alternative crops such as sago.
M Niaz Asadullah –
Evidence shows that an increase in women's representation in agriculture—as can be seen today in South Asia—does not guarantee their socioeconomic empowerment. But that does not mean that it cannot.