Enset is a drought-resistant crop that requires few inputs, growing it can be an easy way for female farmers to find financial independence.
Enset is a staple crop common to Southern Ethiopia traditionally harvested by women and may be an integral part of a solution to food security.
The AVRDC will expand its teaching garden program, which has been proven to improve nutrition and knowledge of indigenous crops.
Famine forecasting systems are more sophisticated and effective than ever, but a report from Chatham House shows that prediction isn’t leading to prevention.
A new campaign from Oxfam and a new initiative from the International Land Coalition (ILC) are working to fight land grabs and achieve justice for smallholders.
India’s Parliament will be voting soon on the National Right to Homestead Bill, part of the country’s latest Five Year Plan.
The USDA’s National Farmers Market Directory now lists 8,144 markets, up from 5,000 in 2008.
Micro-plots are parcels of land the size of a tennis court, but the impact they can have on a family is much bigger.
Georgia Organics, the Georgia organic farmer association, reached out to healthcare professionals with a “Food as Health” track at their 2013 annual conference.