Innovation and Technology

West African Farmer Innovations to be Showcased in Burkina Faso this November

Burkina Faso will host an innovation workshop for smallholder farmers across West Africa.

World Food Day: Innovation Must Support Family Farmers

GFAR has joined forces with Food Tank to raise awareness of the challenges faced by smallholders and to identify ways to support family farmers.

Food Tank Launches Democratizing Innovation Research Program –– Share Your Solutions!

Food Tank announces the exciting start of a research project with the McKnight Foundation and YOU to learn about innovational solutions to the food system!

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.