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In the “Heifer In the News” section, you will find news coverage of Heifer International’s projects and programs, from a variety of media outlets.
One of the farmers in Noun Division, Njutamvoui Nourdine, happily recounted how her family's dairy farm now produces 35 litres of milk a day.
Dairy cattle farming or the raising of milk-producing cows has been gradually gaining in popularity in North West and West Regions over the years with a growing number of farmers - including those not supported by Heifer Project International, Cameroon. Smallholder dairy cattle development was introduced about 20 years ago by HPI Cameroon, an international integrated livestock development organisation.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. The old English proverb is a wise maxim that acts as the foundation of Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas, a remarkable educational extension of Heifer International’s outreach.
Heifer International applauds President Barack Obama’s announcement today that the Group of Eight Nations (G8) commits to bring the private sector, foundations, governments and civil society together in a New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition for Africa. By energizing and allying these sectors, farmers -- especially women who play a critical role in transforming agriculture and building thriving economies -- can create a food revolution and help feed a hungry world.
EADD project is helping small-scale milk producers participate in the milk value-chain as well as publishing a feeding manual for dairy farmers and extension officers.
This Sunday, while some moms will be opening presents and enjoying with their families, other mothers all over the world will be struggling -- whether it's to make ends meet, to get proper maternal care or to feed their children.
By Mia Farrow, actor and activist
Mother's Day is our chance to honor the women who bind families together and raise children from babies to adulthood. Raising good kids is one of the most challenging, and also the most meaningful, things I've ever done. I tried to teach them to respect their fellow human beings. I, myself, don't need more material things on Mother's Day. Mostly, I wish that every mother had the same security and resources that I've had. Unfortunately, around the world, millions of mothers find themselves without the money, medicine, community standing, or even the food to provide their children with a good start in life.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Little Rock business and city leaders discuss ways to become more energy efficient and reduce the carbon footprint on the plant at the Little Rock Sustainability Summit at the Clinton Presidential Library. Business leaders shared how they've have saved money on water and electricity bills by coming up with cost-cutting measures.
After the holiday gift-giving season passes and spring begins, it’s easy to forget to give to charities that need your help the most. ABC News blogger, Lauren Torrisi, found five of her favorite food-related charities that are a great way to give back just in time spring.
Talk Business | By: Roby Brock
Heifer International has its fair share of celebrity supporters, but the work of its rank-and-file followers generates significant contributions to the Little Rock non-profit hunger relief organization. The fact that its supporters put their creativity to work in the process just adds to the mystique, not to mention the bottom line.
This June, Algonquin resident Mike Ainsworth will embark on a 420-mile cycling trip along the greater part of the Grand Illinois Trail in an effort to educate people about Heifer International, a nonprofit that provides livestock, seeds and trees to global communities in need.
For the full article visit, algonquin.patch.com