Agriculture

Urban Gardening Offers Nutrition and a Livelihood for HIV affected Ethiopians

Urban gardening in Ethiopia brings a livelihood and critical nutrition to people living with HIV.

John Hopkins Supports Research in the Public Health Benefits of Aquaculture

Johns Hopkins’s Center for a Livable Future supports research connecting aquaculture and public health.

Cooperative Small-Scale Farming Movements Make Strides Around the World

This International Year of Family Farming series post features three small farmer groups that are helping farmers to succeed by pooling knowledge and resources.

World Health Day 2013: Spotlight on Food and High Blood Pressure

Food Tank’s World Health Day series spotlights how changes in both food and agriculture systems can address the world’s health problems.

A Focus on Land Rights to Improve Food Security

Guidelines passed by the FAO support food security by promoting fair processes for land rights and land access.

Trees That Feed Foundation Promotes Wellbeing for People and Planet

The Trees That Feed Foundation plants edible trees in developing nations that feed people, create jobs, and protect the environment.

The New Farmer Project: An Essential Tool Shed for Vermont’s Aspiring Farmers

The University of Vermont’s New Farmer Project provides resources, training and support for aspiring farmers.

Biofuels Panel: The Intersection of Food and Energy Policy

What role do biofuels have in reducing carbon footprints, mitigating climate change and do they really displace food?

Global Spotlight on Family Farmers

The United Nations has designated next year, 2014, the International Year of the Family Farmer (IYFF), and preparations around the world are already beginning.

Federal immigration reform addressing plight of foreign-born farm workers – but is it enough?

Approximately 25 percent of the agricultural sector is dependent upon foreign-born labor, how can we raise awareness and improve conditions for workers?