Insect and Hydroponic Farming in Africa : The New Circular Food Economy

We did it! Congrats to my fellow co-authors for producing this World Bank book on the new circular food economy. This book presents a heavily disruptive, inclusive, and resilient solution to Africa’s wide-ranging food security challenges. Specifically, it assesses the benefits and costs of using the frontier agriculture technologies to create a circular food economy … Continue reading Insect and Hydroponic Farming in Africa : The New Circular Food Economy

New research: Sustainable food profiling models

Check our newest research published in Lancet Planetary Health! Sustainable food profiling models (SFPMs) are the scientific basis for the labelling of food products according to their environmental and nutritional impact, allowing consumers to make informed choices. We identified ten SFPMs that score individual foods according to at least two environmental indicators, with the most … Continue reading New research: Sustainable food profiling models

Eight opportunities for Nordic collaboration of sustainable food systems

The project Towards sustainable Nordic food systems explored what's next in developing and implementing strategies to promote sustainable Nordic food systems. This was done through a series of dialogues between researchers and food system actors in the Nordic countries. The project was led by Amanda Wood from Stockholm Resilience Centre and supported by the Nordic … Continue reading Eight opportunities for Nordic collaboration of sustainable food systems

What determines farmers’ awareness and interest in adopting cricket farming?

Farming crickets for human consumption is emerging as a promising novel and sustainable animal-source food production system. Cricket farming in Kenya first began in 2013. Adoption rates, however, have been slower than expected. In our recent paper, me and some of my colleagues from the former GREEiNSECT project present a pilot study of farmers’ awareness … Continue reading What determines farmers’ awareness and interest in adopting cricket farming?