Indigenous Crop: Theobroma Cacao – Food of the Gods

For thousands of years cacao was accessible only to the wealthy. Through trade and science, cacao mixed with sugar, or chocolate became available to the masses.

Worm Farm Wisdom: Growing Plants (and People) That Are Full of Life

An inmate from the Sustainability in Prisons Project (SPP) explains gardening is all about rebirth. He applies the same concept to his life situation.

EcoSan Toilets Transform Human Waste into Compost in Haiti

EcoSan toilets provide an inexpensive and odorless way to convert human waste into nutrients to be returned to the soil.

Foodshare reduces food waste by reallocating unused food

Foodshare discourages food waste while encouraging food redistribution and exchanges in German cities.

Study Argues that Indonesia Needs to Improve Infrastructure to Achieve Food Security Goals

A new study argues that recent efforts by Indonesia to increase domestic food production conflict with their aims to improve long-term food security.

‘FreshPaper’ May Hold Key to Preserving More of World’s Produce

A five by five sheet of spice-infused paper may play a large role in the fight for global food security.

Indigenous Crop: Siyez Einkorn: A Turkish Variety of Wheat That Survives Through Snow

This variety of wheat, indigenous to Turkey, survived through three months of snow and thousands of years of human history.

Banking on Better Health: Food Banks and Nutritional Quality Assurance

Food Banks are putting policies in place to decrease the number of unhealthy foods that are offered to their clients.

Unleashing Your Social Media Powers for Agriculture!

Have you considered the power of social media in contributing to agricultural development? Here are some online social media teams you might want to join.

Poverty Action Lab Bridges the Gap Between Research and Action in Agricultural Development

MIT’s Poverty Action Lab uses rigorous evaluations to test the efficacy of agricultural policies and programs around the world.