Sustainable Agriculture

System of Rice Intensification a Sustainable Option for Family Farmers

By simultaneously benefiting smallholder farmers and the environment, System of Rice Intensification methodology could be the face of the future of farming.

Finding Ways to Prevent Food Waste and Loss on World Environment Day

World Environment Day on June 5th is focusing international attention on food waste.

Brazil’s Locally Sourced School Lunches

Brazil’s successful school meals program requires 30 percent of all food served in public schools must be locally sourced from family farmers.

Seven South and Central American Initiatives Empowering Women

Women Deliver 2013: Food Tank highlights seven innovations in Central and South America improving food security and empowering women.

Six Middle Eastern Initiatives Empowering Women

Women Deliver 2013: Food Tank highlights seven innovations in the Middle East improving food security and empowering women.

Seven African Initiatives Empowering Women

Women Deliver 2013: Food Tank highlights seven innovations in Africa improving food security and empowering women.

Seven Initiatives Empowering Women in Oceania

These seven initiatives across Oceania are working to protect gender equality and empower women to promote their participation in agriculture.

Seven North American Initiatives Empowering Women

These seven initiatives across North America are working to protect gender equality and encourage women’s participation in agriculture and the food system.

Seven European Initiatives Empowering Women

These seven initiatives across Europe are working to protect gender equality and empower women.

Local 20/20 Food Resiliency Action Group Helps Communities Improve Food Self-Sufficiency

Local 20/20 works to get members of the rural communities in Jefferson County involved in a variety of community-strengthening projects such as gardens.