Sustainable Agriculture

Edward Mukiibi’s Project DISC Inspires Ugandan Young People to Become Farmers

For many Ugandans, farming is a career of last resort. Project DISC is changing that, inspiring a generation of farmers through sustainable school gardens.

Earth Day: Youth and Agriculture

This Earth Day, we’ll be highlighting the importance of farming for protecting biodiversity, creating economic opportunities, and improving nutrition

Food Hero Series: Russ Kremer, NRDC Growing Green Winner and Pioneer in Antibiotic-free Pig Farming

Food hero, Russ Kremer is a NRDC Going Green winner and a pioneer in environmentally sustainable, humanely-raised drug-free pig farming

Permaculture Combats Malnutrition in Malawi

Permaculture helps subsistence farmers in Malawi access nutritious produce year round.

Urban Gardening Offers Nutrition and a Livelihood for HIV affected Ethiopians

Urban gardening in Ethiopia brings a livelihood and critical nutrition to people living with HIV.

John Hopkins Supports Research in the Public Health Benefits of Aquaculture

Johns Hopkins’s Center for a Livable Future supports research connecting aquaculture and public health.

Global Spotlight on Family Farmers

The United Nations has designated next year, 2014, the International Year of the Family Farmer (IYFF), and preparations around the world are already beginning.

New Sustainable Aquaculture Methods Promise Healthier Fish and Lakes

Innovations in fish-feed and land-based containment systems offer solutions to sustainable aquaculture says American Association for the Advancement of Science

More Food, Less Water: Top 6 Farming Practices to Better Manage Water Use

This post in Food Tank’s series on World Water Day highlights practices that farmers can use to help reduce water consumption and waste.

Policy That Protects Our Future: Top 4 Water Conservation Strategies for Policymakers

Today’s post, the second in Food Tank’s series on World Water Day, profiles the role that governments and policymakers play in sustainable water use.