Innovation and Technology

Join the Conversation on ICTs and Family Farming

GFAR pledged to increase joint efforts to boost the contribution of science, technology and innovation to enable family farmers to improve their livelihoods.

Presenting the 60 Second Selfie Innovation Challenge!

Planet Forward is looking for your selfie videos about sustainable innovations in your community and your campus related to food, energy, and climate change.

Thimble Island Oyster Co. Takes Sustainable Gardening Underwater

Thimble Island Oyster Co. uses a system of vertical ocean farming in hope of transforming the fishing industry into a sustainable food economy.

VIDEO: How Collaborative Technologies Are Improving Family Farming

Experts discuss how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can improve family farming and make it more sustainable, resilient, and profitable.

New Database is a Portal to the World of Agricultural Innovation

AgriVIVO, a new search portal and database, will connect agricultural innovators and drive development.

Innovation for Sustainability: Harnessing the Earth’s Geothermal Energy

Geothermal energy is an ancient source of energy that is only recently being harnessed for the modern world.

Ten Food Apps that Educate, Inspire, and Empower Eaters

These apps make shopping for food faster, cheaper, and healthier.

Five Ways to Make Agriculture Innovation Better Serve the Needs of Women Farmers

The Gender in Agriculture Partnership aims to close the gender gap in agriculture to improve food security, livelihoods, and development.

Innovation for Sustainability—WISErg Harvests Nutrients from Food Waste

WISErg’s “zero waste nutrient recovery system” intercepts nutrients from discarded food before it becomes waste.

Five Recommendations for Sustaining Agricultural Innovation

Innovation on African smallholder farms is the subject of a new report available through the Global Forum on Agriculture Research.