Two of Heifer’s programs from South Africa, Heifer Malawi and Heifer Zambia, have won grants totaling a combined $5.3 million. The four grants will help contribute to the success of multiple programs within those countries as well as supporting smallholder farmers.
Back in 2007, the contemporary titans of development funding, Bill and Melinda Gates, called for the global eradication of malaria. Remember when Bill unleashed supposedly malarial mosquitos on an audience at TED (5:05)? Surely malaria
Major news organizations msnbc.com and The Huffington Post share the good news about Heifer's new CEO, Pierre Ferrari. And Arkansas' newspaper, the Democrat-Gazette, put the Thursday announcement on the front page in Friday's newspaper. Pass it
Business, social innovator brings passionate urgency to role LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Heifer International a global nonprofit leader of sustainable agricultural development for smallholder farmers today named Pierre U.
by WorldLink staffWhat inspires you to be creative in the kitchen? In this fresh new clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, chef Jamie Oliver, star of TVs Food Revolution, breaks out his drum kit and riffs on the pleasures of simple
The cholera outbreak in Haiti that's killed 250 people is affecting participants in Heifer's projects there. Heifer International sent out the following release today: Heifer Haiti staff not infected by cholera outbreak; disease claims project
It may be the cooler weather or my own insatiable appetite for the orange-fleshed tubers, but I liked this video from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about a Tanzanian farmer building a better livelihood with a new cropsweet
Fixes, a new online column from The New York Times, is all about solutions to social problems and why they work. I have high hopes for this series. In their first installment, cleverly called Health Care and the Art of Motorcycle
by WorldLink staffWhat foods do you buy locally? In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, journalist Michael Pollan encourages buying local food to conserve energy, support farmers, and preserve the natural landscape. Watch Michael Pollan
This week, members of the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity are meeting in Japan to talk about how to protect the planet's flora and fauna. It's a noble and challenging goal, especially considering that they hope to do it without displacing
Heifer International staff in the Philippines is reported to be okay a day after Super Typhoon Megi struck the country. Country Director Hercules Paradiang reports the roof of one staff members house had to be repaired, but that all team