Michael Colella
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Oi! Tudo bem?! My name is Michael Colella and I am very excited to be a contributor to the Food Tank: The Food Think Tank! I hold a MA and BS in psychology, with a minor in biology. My background is in neuroscience and genetics research. I have worked in numerous healthcare settings and am preparing to earn my MBA. I am SO excited to be connecting with you and hope you enjoy reading my contributions to the Food Tank: The Food Think Tank as much as I enjoy writing them! Cheers! Michael N. Colella

Shelter From the Storm: RIICE Combines Technology and Insurance to Support Rice Farmers

RIICE is an innovative project that uses crop insurance, crop yield monitoring and the latest satellite technology to support smallholder farms Southeast Asia.

Stories from IFAD: Family farmers should be at the forefront of agricultural transformation

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) hosted the 2014 Farmers’ Forum in Rome, Italy.

International Year of Family Farming, RIICE

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Sustainable Business: The Sustainable Food Center

The Sustainable Food Center (SFC) is supporting central Texans, enabling them to grow, share, and prepare wholesome local food.

Stories from IFAD: Farmers Field Schools

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is supporting communities in Tanzania, refining their livelihoods.

Music for Farms

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FamilyFarmed.org & the Good Food Festival

FamilyFarmed.org focuses on locally grown and responsibly produced food.

Farmers’ Forum: Rome, Italy — February 17-20, 2014

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will be hosting the fifth global meeting of the Farmers’ Forum February 17-20, 2014 in Rome, Italy.

Morocco, The High Atlas Foundation

The World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 will be held in Delhi, India and is supporting farmers across the globe so that they can better their livelihoods.

IYFF: Vietnam, strengthening the competitiveness of smallholder farmers

The Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Vietnam is supporting smallholder farmers in Vietnam, enabling them to do more in less time.