A major scientific study has provided evidence that a livestock-centered, asset-transfer model is successful at moving people out of poverty.
(Photo from Wall Street Journal) by Brett Garfinkel In their Saturday Essay column, The Wall Street Journal asked Peter Singer and Bjorn Lomberg, two global development experts, to respond to this question: Does Helping the Planet Hurt the
The total number of the world's poor fell to 878 million people in 2010 from more than 1 billion in 2005, a new Brookings Institution report shows. Brookings' Laurence Chandy and Geoffrey Gertz announced the findings in a Washington Post opinion
The British government's chief scientist shares his concerns about the global food system in this BBC video interview. He debunks a couple of misconceptions and discusses a report he commissioned on food security that is expected to say that
Written by Heifer Staff Eating snails for meals has long been associated with certain tribes in Cameroon. In the South West region, snail meat is an important food for all occasions. Lean and low in cholesterol and fat, snail meat contains high
Check out this article in the UK's Guardian newspaper on the results of the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World report. By Nidhi Prakash The key to alleviating world hunger, poverty and combating climate change may lie in fresh, small-scale
Members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority visited Heifer International today as part of their 2011 National Founders Day celebration. Heifer was chosen as the AKAs charity of choice in 2010 and they have since donated over
From my trip to Uganda, I was able to see firsthand why biogas is so important in poor rural communities. So far, I've shown you why it's important for women and for the environment. Now, I'd like to show you why it's important for rural
Hats for Hunger was founded in 2008 by Andrew Castle when he was 9 years old. He was inspired by a Heifer International catalog, and decided to make a difference himself. He combined his love of animals and knitting to start Hats for Hunger.
ALGIERSThe Algerian government announced Sunday that it has taken measures to curb rising food prices, which had sparked riots across the country that left three people dead. The government said it has slashed taxes on sugar and oil
All of the Heifer Experience videos have been submitted and now its time for you to vote!We received a wide variety of videos, ranging from school kids to teenagers, talking puppets and those trying to buy a monkey. Now we need your help to