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Keeping Fruits and Vegetables in our Markets

October 8, 2014 <br>Food Quality & Nutrition<p>We rely on farmers to grow nutritious foods and keep our markets stocked. But what would happen if farmers …

Nutrition

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New grant aims to build global food security through produce research

A new $18.75 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development will boost international fruit and vegetable research led by the …

Agriculture

Livestock Production: Empowering Women in Ethiopia

For some, Ethiopia conjures images of famine and extreme poverty. I see a completely different picture.<p>Ethiopia is a country rich in opportunity and …

Africa's agricultural potential in numbers

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>If the challenges facing African farmers could be …

Africa

RT @UNEP: This detailed infographic tells story & accomplishments of agriculture & #climatechange. @IFADnews @farmingfirst http://t.co/KM6h…

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Sharing What Works | TechnoServe - Business Solutions to Poverty

At its 10th annual meeting last month, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) showcased Partners in Food Solutions as one of 10 successful CGI …

Sub-Saharan Africa

10 ways development can support family farmers

<b>Shenggen Fan, director general,</b> <b>International Food Policy Research Institute</b><b>, Washington DC,</b> <b>@ifpri</b><p><b>Recognise the different types of family farmer</b>: Smallholders live in different stages of economic development. First is the subsistence farmer without much potential to move to commercialisation. Second …

UDP: A Smart Technology for Farmers

UDP, if widely adopted, could significantly reduce agriculture’s contribution to GHG emissions while substantially increasing farm incomes. View in …

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Join the fight against extreme poverty

I’m writing this from Berlin at the end of an amazing day. In the last few months, an incredible <b>148,466</b> people signed our petition calling for world …

Young Leaders Conference

We are excited to bring back the Young Leaders Retreat for 2017. This retreat will offer an in-depth leadership development training available for a …

Leadership

Kiva's Premal Shah: Funding the World's Entrepreneurial Ambition, One Micro-Transaction at a Time | Video | Inc.com

VIDEO • CROWDFUNDING<p>Funding the World's Entrepreneurial Ambition, One Micro-Transaction at a Time<p>Funding the World's Entrepreneurial Ambition, One Micro-Transaction at a Time<p>Through micro-financing, Kiva is looking to create a societal equilibrium shift that can reach the 2.5 billion people who …

Entrepreneurship

Nigeria: 150 000 child deaths blamed on poor sanitation | West Africa

Poor sanitation in Nigerian communities has been blamed for the death of over 150,000 children each year.<p>The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) …

Africa

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Hygiene

25 most shocking global poverty facts

<i>This is our 2014 list of shocking poverty facts. For the 2015 list, click here.</i><p>Halloween, schmalloween. The most shocking things in life aren’t …

Sustainability Modelling

Serecon is hosting technical workshops on sustainability modelling in Ontario this week. Our management consultants are talking about sustainability …

HealthNewsDigest.com

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Dr. Henry I. Miller's May 15, 2014 opinion piece in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has indeed made waves in the organic farming …

Sustainable Agriculture

Number of female members of the organization's board of directors or other governing body as of the end of the reporting…<p>Percentage of women on the …

Farming

Startup's New Sprays Promise Longer-Lasting Fruit, Fewer Pesticides

Scientists at startup Apeel Sciences have figured out the secret to doubling lifespans. Not our lifespans, alas, but those of fruits and veggies. And they do it naturally.<p>It's a big deal. Worldwide, we throw away about a third of our food, some $750 billion per year — and the percentage is even …

Lessons From a 'Local Food' Scam Artist

Lessons From a ‘Local Food’ Scam Artist<p>Story by Allison Kinney<br>Illustrations by Eric Palma<p>9.24.14<p>Share:<p>Working summers at an authentically quaint …

The 5 P's of Social Entrepreneurship

<i>Passion. Purpose. Plan. Partner. Profit.</i><p>Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Social Entrepreneur?<p>Being an entrepreneur is not for everyone. It takes vision, guts, dedication, and luck according to the experts below. Harvard professor Allen Grossman defines entrepreneurship as "an activity or behavior" …