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Climate Technology Centre and Network

ProVeg accredited to Climate Technology Centre and Network

We are very happy to announce that ProVeg has been accepted as a member of the UN Environment Programme’s Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). This marks another important partnership between ProVeg and…

Zoonotic pandemics – viruses, animals, and humans in a globalised world

In today’s globalised world, the risk of future zoonotic outbreaks and the severity of their impacts increase with a surge in demand for animal-based products. The Food & Pandemics Report directs attention towards…

ProVeg Plant Powered Pupils project

Harvard Case Studies Endorse Plant-Based Solutions For Schools and Climate

The Harvard-based Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) is featuring two ProVeg projects, focused on climate-friendly food choices in the school system, in its latest Planetary Health Case Studies anthology. An anthology…

UN-award-winning-projects

Jointly-signed letter to UNEP on promoting plant-rich diets for the health of people and the planet

ProVeg International, as part of a coalition of 30 civil society organisations committed to ensuring sustainable, equitable food systems, has sent a jointly-signed letter to the United Nations Environment Programme…

ProVeg US asks President Trump not to keep meat industry afloat

ProVeg US urges Trump to reconsider decision declaring meat processing plants  ‘critical infrastructure’; we want to remind the administration that factory farms are breeding grounds for future pandemics.ProVeg’s…

EcoFood Guide

Plant-based food guide released on 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Around the world on April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day. This year marks 50 years since the first Earth Day in 1970.  While the celebration may look different this year as we all stay at home, the message stays the…

Factory Farm

Open letter urges Congress to not use COVID-19 relief funds on factory farming

On March 26, the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) stimulus package was signed into law, including $23.5 billion for agriculture. On April 15, ProVeg, along with 53 other…

The role of plant-based diets in battling pandemics

The world as we know it has come to a standstill – due to a virus that has been transmitted to humans through the consumption of  animals and rapidly spread around the world. The global impacts are dramatic: besides…

COVID19-statement

Together, we can get through this

These are stressful, sad and scary times. We’re in uncharted waters as many parts of the world are in, or close to, shutdown. None of us have ever lived through an event like this before, and there’s so much that’s…

animal agriculture and deforestation

How deforestation for animal agriculture threatens our forests

We couldn’t live without forests. Covering one third of the earth’s land mass, they’re vital to sustaining life on our planet and slowing down climate change. Forests are key to climate, water, health and livelihoods…

International Women’s Day: Women in the global food movement

This Sunday, we celebrate International . To mark the occasion, ProVeg highlights some of the women working in various sectors of the global food movement.   Source: www.flickr.com/photos/ilri/10707197384 Lindiwe…

Tasting planet-friendly salmon

Cultured meat, also known as cellular agriculture, has the potential to change the game for animals, the environment, and our health! This meat -- grown by cell culture, rather than taken from an animal -- is not…

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