What We Do

The Institute for Food and Development Policy, better known as Food First, works to end the injustices that cause hunger through research, education and action.

Informed by a vast network of activist-researchers, Food First’s analysis and educational resources support communities and social movements fighting for food justice and food sovereignty around the world. Food First gives you the tools to understand our global food system, and to build your local food movement from the ground up.

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Jun 22, 2016

Elections and the Food System: A Panel

Photos by McKenna Jacquemet. “Why aren’t we hearing anything about food from our candidates and why has our...

Jun 15, 2016

Standing in Solidarity and Love with Orlando

We stand in solidarity with those impacted by this week’s brutal attack on Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida,...

Jun 14, 2016

La comunidad Rastafarian: H.I.M Negus Shiriki

In English Ubicada en la comunidad de Maragua, a un par de horas de Nairobi, se encuentra la...

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Food Sovereignty Tours

Explore Your Global Food System!

Food First’s educational travel program Food Sovereignty Tours takes you to the frontlines of the world’s food movements. Join us!