Agriculture

Chicago Council: A Discussion on “A New Science of Agriculture to Advance Global Food Security”

Live-blogging the Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium: A New Science of Agriculture to Advance Global Food Security

Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium, Raj Shah: “All hands on deck”

Live-blogging the Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium: Raj Shah

India Risks Losing Native Cattle Breeds

India is famous for its native cattle. But, thanks to cross-breeding with non-native dairy cattle breeds, India risks losing its genetic heritage for good.

The Five-Borough Farm Project: Expanding urban agriculture potential in NYC

The Five Borough Farm synthesizes urban agriculture research to create innovative metrics and a comprehensive strategy for expanding NYC’s capabilities.

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.

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