Innovation and Technology

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.

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.