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Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security

March 2011

February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.

Untapped data from Africa predicts corn peril if temperatures rise

March 2011

A team led by FSE fellow David Lobell has found a valuable, untapped resource in historical data from crop yield trials conducted across sub-Saharan Africa.

FSE senior fellow Scott Rozelle on China's ability to meet increasing demand

February 2011

FSE senior fellow Scott Rozelle weighs in on the question: Will China be able to continue to boost production sufficiently to meet increasing demand for meat?

Large-scale fish farm production offsets environmental gains

November 2010

New scientific tool, GAPI, assesses impact of global aquaculture. FSE research associate Alice Chiu on the advisory committee that pulled together this new tool and report.

Competition in China's wheat market

September 2010

Yihai Kerry Group, a Singapore-based agribusiness and food company, has drawn criticism for its presence in China’s wheat market.

FSE study finds most new farmland comes from cutting tropical forest

September 2010

A new study led by FSE post-doctoral scholar Holly Gibbs shows that more than 80 percent of the new farmland created in the tropics between 1980 and 2000 came from felling forests, which sends...

Climate change and China's agricultural sector

August 2010

A new issue brief by Scott Rozelle and fellow researchers Jinxia Wang and Jikun Huang concludes that climate change will have a significant effect on China's crop yields and impact its economy,...

New report reveals the environmental and social impact of the 'livestock revolution'

March 2010

A new report by an international research team explores the impact of the global livestock industry on the environment, the economy and human health.

Stanford Magazine Highlights REAP's Success in Influencing Policymakers

March 2010

Anemia and malnutrition stunt the cognitive development of children in poor, rural areas of China.

Rides of a lifetime: A tribute to Ron Raikes

October 2009

On September 5th, Ron Raikes was tragically killed in a farm accident. Ron was a stellar Nebraska farmer, an outstanding state senator, a renowned educator, and a good friend of FSE.

Half of the fish consumed globally is now raised on farms

September 2009

Aquaculture now accounts for half of the fish consumed globally, according to a recent study released by Stanford's Program on Food Security and the Environment.

Balancing act in global fertilizer use: Science report

June 2009

A new report in the journal Science, co-authored by FSE scholars, examines the delicate balancing act between too much and two little fertilizer use.

Without public investment, the food crisis will only get worse, Naylor, Falcon say in Boston Review

September 2008

FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon discuss the food crisis in a lead article in the September/October 2008 issue of Boston Review.

Fuel, food at odds in global food crisis, say FSE directors Naylor and Falcon

May 2008

Energy self-sufficiency at home can mean widespread starvation abroad, FSE director Roz Naylor and deputy director Wally Falcon write in a May 18 San Francisco Chronicle op-ed.

Is it Africa's turn? FSI scholars look at progress in the world's poorest region

May 2008

By the turn of this century, sub-Saharan Africa had experienced 25 years of economic and political disaster.

Gates Foundation gives $3.8 Million to Stanford University for biofuels, food security research

December 2007

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Agricultural Development Program has awarded Stanford University's Program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) and a team of collaborators $3.8...

Climate change a threat to Indonesian agriculture, PNAS study says

May 2007

A new study published May 8th in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) finds that Indonesian rice agriculture is greatly affected by short-run climate variability, and could be...

New Program on Food Security and the Environment Tackles Global Hunger and Environmental Destruction

March 2006

This past autumn the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) in conjunction with the Woods Institute for the Environment launched a program on Food Security and the Environment ...
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