Student returns to South Sudan with a UK degree, starts a vegetable farm that...

He set up a new cooperative vegetable farm that is estimated to benefit over 15,000 beneficiaries. Mr. Barsabas also started working for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and trained over 300 women in conflict management.

Productivity from waste: SOIL’s integrated approach to innovation at the food-health nexus

When I make it back into the swirling cacophony of the street, I can’t help but think that this initiative is truly saving lives.

Philippines: Hungry Farmers Asking Food Get Bullets

By Rey Ty

Government in the Philippines has responded with bullets when thousands of peasant protesters demanded for food aid and hunger relief.

Orange Sweet Potato Reduces Diarrhea in Children, Study Finds

A new study has found that orange sweet potato (OSP) reduced both the prevalence and duration of diarrhea in young children in Mozambique.

Cassava Commercialization Celebrated in Mozambique

The Dutch Agriculture Development and Trading Company (DADTCO) in collaboration with the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) have celebrated a major milestone in the successful commercialization of cassava at a ceremony at the site of the DADTCO factory in Inhambane, Mozambique. The governor of Inhambane and the Dutch ambassador to Mozambique, Ms. Frédérique de Man, were present at the ceremony.

12 Initiatives Taking Positive Steps Towards a Healthier, Fairer and More Sustainable Food and...

By Ioulia Fenton and Adam Nelson, Institute of Advanced Development Studies (INESAD) La Paz, Bolivia The world’s global food and agriculture system is not working....

The Bio Village: Upscaling Biodiversity in Bangladesh

By TITHE FARHANA Bangladesh has already achieved 40 years of independence and the development of the agricultural sector has been tremendous. It has been...

“We Want Monsanto Out of Nepal”

On September 13, 2011, USAID announced a partnership with Monsanto and the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) for introducing and promoting hybrid maize...

2,200 Households Better Off in South Sudan

With failed rains, conflict and poor infrastructure, many communities in South Sudan struggle to get enough to eat. Justin Madut tends his new groundnut and...

Making the Most of Mobile Phones

LONDON, September 2011 - It is not often a technology guru will say, “Forget the internet!” but Ken Banks, founder of Kiwanja.net, advocates going...

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