Mark Nestleroth is a former Heifer board member and co-chair of the Southeast Pennsylvania Heifer Volunteer Committee. The committee has been hosting a banquet to raise money for Heifer over the past 23 years and within the past two years started a fundraising team to develop a more...
Sierra Leone is probably best known for its dangerous and often violent diamond mining. But according to journalism student Martin Ricard, the country and its youth are slowly turning back to agriculture. Ricard recently won a 2010 Award for Online
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