Food and society

Fake news is contagious

It is known as fake news: information, sometimes even published or repeated by well-respected news outlets, which rapidly goes viral after being shared on social media. It is seen as the scourge of the modern information age given its propensity to change opinions, shape views and alter individuals’ behaviour. And the world of environmental sustainability has not been spared.

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Food and sustainability

More room - and a voice - for sustainability

The BCFN International Forum on Food and Nutrition was the ideal platform from which to launch an important journalism prize aimed at increasing knowledge about crucial sustainability topics.
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Food and society

BCFN Forum 2016: eat better, eat less, food for all

A string of discussions, scientific data and innovative ideas. All this and much more at the 7th BCFN Forum on Food and Nutrition held in Milan on the 1st December.
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Food and sustainability

Food sustainability awards for the media

An international competition for journalists launched by the BCFN in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation to choose the best articles, photos and videos on the subject of sustainable food.
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Food and sustainability

Successes and Challenges in Global Food Systems

On November 16, 2016 the Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, held the 1st annual Chicago Food Tank Summit. With two previous 2016 Summits in Sacramento, California and Washington, D.C., the Chicago Summit was the third in a series of events bringing together leaders of change and sustainability in food systems to highlight challenges and innovative solutions on environmental, social, and economic issues in global food systems.
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