Protecting the Food Supply from Natural Disasters

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the risk of natural disasters impacting our food supply becomes greater. A study by the Global Food Security Index found that 84 percent of countries are highly or moderately vulnerable to at least one type of natural disaster. It’s impossible to completely eliminate the threat of a natural disaster […]

What’s The Link Between Water Scarcity and Food Scarcity?

Water scarcity is a major problem in many parts of the world. It occurs when there is not enough water available to meet the needs of people and businesses. Food scarcity is also a major problem in many parts of the world. It occurs when there is not enough food available to meet the needs […]

8 Innovations Reducing Food Insecurity

In a world where one in nine people are chronically hungry, food insecurity is a pressing global issue.  While there are many factors that contribute to food insecurity, including poverty, conflict and natural disasters, innovative solutions can help to reduce its prevalence. Here are eight innovations that are helping to reduce food insecurity around the […]

The Effect of Population Growth on Food Security

As the world’s population continues to grow, the demand for food will also increase. This could lead to serious implications for food security, as the ability to produce enough food to meet demand becomes more challenging. Effects of a population growth on food security Pressure on agricultural production: A growing population will lead to increased […]

Food Waste and Food Insecurity

  The United Nations estimates that approximately one third of all the food produced in the world is wasted every year. That’s enough to feed 2 billion people! At the same time, hunger and food insecurity are still major global problems, with millions of people suffering from chronic undernourishment. So what’s the connection between these […]

Role of Urban Agriculture in Improving Food Security

The global food system is under immense pressure. The world’s population is projected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, and with urbanization and economic growth, the demand for food is expected to increase by 70%. At the same time, the amount of arable land is limited and climate change is putting additional pressure on agriculture. […]

Ronald K. Noble is the founder of RKN Global and currently serves as one of its principal consultants.