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Stanford researchers find major food retailer’s sustainability program drives farmers’ environmental practices

In one of the first analyses of a company-led sustainability program, Stanford researchers found a major grocery chain fostered increased adoption of environmental practices at the farm level.

Feeding Africa and the World in the 21st Century

Food security experts identify government support, policy implementation, private sector engagement and investment in smallholder farmers as keys to Africa’s agricultural future.

Revolutionizing Food Security in Africa

Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment launches new symposium series focused on global food security with panel exploring Africa’s agricultural potential.

Ertharin Cousin, Former US Ambassador and World Food Programme Director, Joins Stanford as Visiting Scholar

Stanford welcomes Cousin, a global hunger expert, to the Center on Food Security and the Environment.

Stanford researchers find 15 million children in high-mortality hotspots in Sub-Saharan Africa

New spatial analysis shows that progress in combating child mortality has been highly uneven, even within countries where overall declines are substantial.

Stanford researchers measure African farm yields using high-resolution satellites

Stanford scientists have developed a new capability for estimating crop yields from space. Measuring yields could improve productivity and eventually reduce hunger.

How China is Poised for Marine Fisheries Reform

Stanford researchers view ocean management as next front for China to compete as global sustainability leaders.

Stanford scientists combine satellite data, machine learning to map poverty

Applying machine learning to satellite images could identify impoverished regions in Africa.

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