CORAF’s Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors deploys new varieties of maize to producers to prepare them for climate change, strengthen value chains, and lift communities out of poverty.
On Food Talk, chef, restaurateur, and advocate Spike Mendelsohn talks about the food issues that motivate him to expand beyond his restaurants and into policy and advocacy spheres.
These 19 organizations apply the ethics of permaculture to educate communities about becoming more self-sustainable and food secure.
Switching out traditional raffia baskets with plastic crates when transporting tomatoes in Nigeria can save fresh, healthy food and have multiple subsequent effects on nutrition in the region.
“If the associations are registered and the farmers have collective rights to some land, maybe the land grabbing can stop,” Zunguze told me. Association leaders planned to visit neighboring National Farmers Union cooperatives to learn how agro-ecology could help them grow more food for their familie
On Food Talk, Tony Hillery talks about how he started Harlem Grown after growing frustrated with the New York City school system: “I just got off the couch one day.”
Over 45 years, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) tracked indicators in 117 countries to understand which policies benefitted agriculture and development. Now, their groundbreaking report has found that successf
Food Tank had the opportunity to talk with Abby Maxman, President of Oxfam America about the right to food and lasting solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, such as climate change and gender inequality.
A Nigerian research center spent over a decade perfecting fish smoking technology for fish producers, improving their livelihoods and protecting their catch from post-harvest loss.
INMED has received a grant from USAID for expanding its Adaptive Agriculture program. INMED will improve the livelihoods of farmers with disabilities through updating and installing aquaponics systems in Free State, South Africa.