The Njombe Region, one of the regions where the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project is being implemented, rang with song and dance. Men, women and children of all ages shared beautiful messages through music, poems, recitals, skits and dramas that voiced a key message of gender equity, urging...
by Christian DeVries A dam at the Maasai Animal Health and Livestock Marketing Project at Suswa Center in Kenya. Located in a small valley, the dam collects rain water and stores it in nearby containers. Photos by Russ Powell I was
by Christian DeVries Francis Chepyegon, communication officer with Heifer Kenya, photographs bio-gas units at the Maasai Animal Health and Livestock Marketing Project in the Narok District, Rift Valley Provence, Kenya. Photos by Russ Powell
Over the next three days, we will be including a blog series by Christian DeVries who recently visited projects in Africa. Farmers and employees pose with cattle at the holding center on the Maasai Animal Health Marketing Project
As the global economy continues to change, food prices continue to climb. What does this mean for the average consumer? Do we sacrifice in other areas to continue to provide well-balanced, nutritional food; or do we skimp
Understanding the story of our food means tracing its path from seed to table. In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, author Michael Pollan explains the biology and ecology of our modern food chains. How do you connect with your food
In Honduras, where three out of four people in rural areas live below the poverty line, Heifer International has a unique opportunity to bring about lasting change. A generous donor will match your donations up to $1.5 million, for a total of
What inspires you in the kitchen? In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, chef Bryant Terry celebrates the pleasures of cooking with friends and family. Bryant Terry is an eco-chef, food justice activist, and author of Vegan Soul
A new Educational Garden on the Heifer International headquarters campus will expose the public to locally-grown food and appropriate technologies for family gardeners, and provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about sustainable food
We all agree - global hunger is a big problem, and there's a need for big solutions. Today, Elanco announced its commitment to end hunger for 100,000 families globally through a partnership with Heifer. Together, we'll identify small communities in
In the United States, Heifer is addressing the challenge of connecting people with quality food while working to ensure a future for sustainable family farming. The MORE Project focuses on organic production as a part of sustainable agriculture.