Innovation and Technology

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.

PlantCatching is the Airbnb of Gardening

It’s not always easy to get into gardening when living in a city. PlantCatching has been created to help gardeners connect and overcome this difficulty.

Harvesting Better Access to Information

Farmers’ access to profit-building mobile tech suffers from two C’s: connectivity and content. Governments, NGOs, and private sector can help.

Finding Locally Grown Produce Is Easier Than You’d Think

RipeNearMe helps people to find fresh food growing in their local area.

Pearls of Production: A New Tool to Improve Millet Yields

New grain tools allow farmers to thresh pearl millet efficiently, sustainably, and productively, increasing yields and the independence of small family farms.

The Smart Gardener Takes the Guesswork Out of Gardening

The Smart Gardener uses technology to help gardeners plan, plant, and harvest their gardens.