Working with more than 50,000 farmers and 2,000 food artisans, Helianti Hilman, Founder and CEO of Javara Indigenous Indonesia, shares how her social enterprise empowers farmers and promotes indigenous, biodiverse food.
Smarter Lunch Food in India
ICRISAT and the Akshaya Patra Foundation are joining forces to implement a new Smart Food-based mid-day meal program to improve nutrition and food security for Indian schoolchildren.
Empowering Kenyan Women with Nutrition Education
By facilitating participatory cooking training and educational demonstrations, ICRISAT is empowering Kenyan women and improving the nutrition, dietary diversity, and wellbeing of rural families.
Evaluating the Future of Food through True Cost Accounting
In its new booklet, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food explains why we need True Cost Accounting to protect the future of our food, our health, and the health of our planet.
Reality TV for a Cause – Bringing back Smart Food
The Smart Food TV Show was launched in Nairobi, Kenya, challenging contestants to make delicious and creative dishes from millets, sorghum, and grain legumes.
Millets and Sorghum: Forgotten Foods for the Future
The international crop research group, ICRISAT, is finding new and innovative ways to re-popularize millets and sorghum—traditional, nutritious, low-impact, and drought-friendly crops—in the semi-arid tropical regions of Africa and India.
Liz Whitehurst on How to Better Connect Food Systems and People
Owl’s Nest farmer and D.C. Food Summit speaker Liz Whitehurst shares her advice on ways that we can all become more connected to our local food systems and each other through community supported agriculture and cooking.