Increasing agricultural water scarcity is threatening food security and ecosystem sustainability in China.
For World Food Day 2022, RELX's Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr. Márcia Balisciano, speaks to Dr. Rickey Yada.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Food Microbiology, Volume 377, 16 September 2022

This article brings us a step closer to bringing clean drinking water to the world by detecting key harmful microbes.
Future sustainable food systems should more efficiently use natural resources and reduce food waste.
This paper highlights that despite living in a rich biodiverse food environment, there was poor access to diverse food sources and suboptimal consumption of balanced diets among Munda tribal women, thus contributing to high nutrient inadequacies. However, women who had better Indigenous Food (IF) consumption and dietary diversity demonstrated better nutrient intakes, especially for micronutrients. The paper is specific to Munda women of Jharkhand and may not be generalizable but the factors that affected the food consumption and nutritional status in this community, could help in understanding the contribution of the IF environment in addressing malnutrition of other indigenous communities living in similar geographical terrains of India.
Elsevier,

Josiah O. Kuja, Anne W.T. Muigai, Jun Uetake, Chapter 8 - Metagenomics: A resilience approach to climate change and conservation of the African Glacier biodiversity, Editor(s): Catalina Lopez-Correa, Adriana Suarez-Gonzalez, In Translational and Applied Genomics, Genomics and the Global Bioeconomy, Academic Press, 2023, Pages 153-173, ISBN 9780323916011

This content aligns with Goal 15: Life on Land and Goal 2: Zero Hunger by investigating how new genomic applications can leverage agricultural production and how the utilization of bioresources like cold-active enzymes and freeze-resistant proteins from glaciers may help develop more drought-resilient plants.
Edible macroalgae (i.e., ‘seaweeds’) are a nutritious and sustainable alternative to animal-based proteins.
This article contributes to the debate around the use of participatory approaches by giving a tool (cameras) to the most marginalized to revitalize traditional foods (mostly nonmarket and even noncultivated) as a response to food insecurity and possibly malnutrition.

World Bee Day 2024: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Our Buzzing Allies

This Article supports SDGs 3 and 13 by showing that plant-based beef alternatives could reduce the carbon footprint of the US food system, but highlights that reductions in other envirnmental dimensions are dependent on repurposing of resources.

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