Emmy Simmons's blog

Charting the Path to a Resilient and Food-Secure Future

posted on April 8, 2015 by Emmy Simmons, AGree Co-Chair
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Originally published by the Chicago Council for Global Affairs on their blog – Global Food for Thought.

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Healthy Diets and Good Nutrition: Who's Responsible?

posted on March 3, 2015 by Emmy Simmons, AGree Co-Chair
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Originally published by the Chicago Council for Global Affairs on their blog – Global Food for Thought.

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Climate Change Raises the Stakes for Food and Agricultural Research

posted October 6, 2014 by Emmy Simmons, AGree Co-Chair
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The seminal connection between food, agriculture, and climate was underscored in New York at the Development Dialogues hosted by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) in association with the UN Climate Summit. The week’s events energized discussions about how to move towards more sustainable and resilient “climate-smart” agriculture and food systems.

What Matters Most?

posted May 7, 2014 by Emmy Simmons, AGree Co-Chair
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The U.S. government is the world’s single largest donor of publicly-funded food assistance, a reflection of the support and commitment that the American people have shown over generations for those around the world who struggle with poverty and food insecurity, especially in times of natural disasters or conflict.

Meeting Food Demands in Urban Areas

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Our planet is swiftly urbanizing. Today, for the first time in history, more than half of earth’s people live in cities, but by 2050, the percentage of urban dwellers is expected to jump to 70 percent.

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