As climate shocks increase in frequency and intensity, agricultural biodiversity—the variety of species of plants, animals, and microorganisms used for agriculture and food production—is an increasingly important part of resilience building.
These 16 young entrepreneurs are at the forefront of reducing food loss and waste, increasing crop yields, improving market access, developing novel technologies, and increasing urban and sustainable farming practices across the globe.
INMED Partnerships for Children has adopted an innovative and sustainable food production technique known as aquaponics, combining aquaculture (fish farming) with hydroponics (soilless crop production).
In the weeks following Hurricane Irma, humanitarian organizations launch responses and request funding to help Haiti through food insecurity and agricultural destruction.
The United Nations 2017 Equator Prize has been awarded to 15 local and indigenous communities across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including Swayam Shikshan Prayog from India for its unique women-led sustainable farming model.
This benefit concert features an amazing lineup and proceeds go to helping small family farms in America
Food Tank is celebrating World Day of Indigenous Peoples by highlighting five indigenous farming practices that are maintaining local biodiversity and enhancing global food security.
Two farmer cooperatives in Arkansas, New South Co-op and Grassroots Co-op, are helping fight food insecurity in a region where 20 percent of families go hungry
The Doba Livelihood Program is helping Indian farmers adapt to climate change by linking indigenous knowledge with academic research.
MESA’s online certificate course in applied agroecology is an opportunity for learners to network with farmers and food advocates worldwide, and gain a holistic understanding of agroecology in seven lessons that encompass academic, scientific, socio-political, and traditional knowledge.