Agriculture

Addressing the Link Between Disability and Food Insecurity

Disability prevents both producers and consumers from accessing food and a healthy livelihood.

Legumes and Beans: One Key to Improving Food Security in Malawi

As part of its efforts to improve food security, Malawi has increased production of legumes and beans.

Interview with Janelle Kapoor, Director of the Ashevillage Institute’s New Urban Farm School

Food Tank interviews Janell Kapoor about the Ashevillage Institute’s new holistic Urban Farm School in Asheville, North Carolina.

Science Forum 2013: Nutrition, Health and Agricultural Research

CGIAR’s third biennial Science Forum focuses on the links between nutrition, health and agriculture. The event will be held in Bonn, Germany in September 2013.

CommonWealth Urban Farms Gives Old Space New Life

An Oklahoma City organization, CommonWealth Urban Farms is striving to make its hometown a more sustainable place through its initiatives in urban agriculture.

California’s Full Belly Farm Proving That Organic Family Farms Can Also Be Profitable

Full Belly Farm is an innovative example of a small farming enterprise that has pioneered the use of organic agriculture and agricultural diversity.

Algal Blooms Continue to Threaten Lake Erie Ecosystem

The extreme algal blooms in Lake Erie have been growing increasingly since 2011. This is due to both climate change and farming practices.

Food Hero Series: Rose Karimi, Women Going Green

Rose Karimi developed Women Going Green, a project aimed at improving climate change adaptation and food security for smallholder women coffee farmers in Kenya.

BCFN YES! 2012 Finalist Profile: Wahyu Wijaya

BCFN YES! finalist, Wahyu Wijaya’s seeks a process to turn microalgae into a food ingredient high in nutrition and low on environmental impact.

BCFN YES! 2012 Finalist Profile: Katarzyna Dembska

BCFN YES! Finalist, Katarzyna Dembska’s project shows that consuming less animal protein in one’s diet is a boon for water resource conservation.