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Daybreak April 13: PepsiCo pours some cash into ag climate research
PepsiCo is giving a big boost to efforts by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action to reduce...
USAID launches Cargill, Ausvet, Heifer International and IPC consortium to combat threat of infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance to human and animal health
Five-year animal agriculture program will increase capacity of farmers, governments and other stakeholders to prevent and quickly respond to...
Heifer International and Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture Announce $10 Million USD Investment in Livestock Farmers
Partnership for Resilient and Inclusive Small Livestock Markets (PRISM) will reach 23,400 food insecure households in 15 districts.
IBM Launches Fourth Annual Call for Code Global Challenge to Tackle Existential Threat of Climate Change
Now in its fourth year, the Call for Code Initiative has grown to more than 400,000 developers and problem solvers across 179 nations, and has...
Ethical meat standards need to be about more than just the animals
The animals must be treated well, but you also have to consider the workers and the land.
Heifer International focuses on farmers
Ellen Brown, Deputy Director of Heifer USA, shares details about the non-profit and how you can support them. grassrootscoop.com
From surviving to thriving: Strengthening rural communities through sustainable supply chains
Millions of people around the world rely on agriculture for their livelihoods but lack the capital, agricultural inputs, technology, training, or...
We Can End Hunger in America—If We're Willing to Make Significant Changes to Our Food System
Throughout the pandemic we’ve heard the same rallying cry – let’s not return to what we did before but use this as a moment for thoughtful,...
Cooperation in poultry production an example to others
The program aims to build a viable and equitable market system and improve access to feed and technical support for 46,000 poultry farming households.
Heifer International and Cargill expand hatching hope into Kenya
Hatching Hope Kenya will support farmers to more than halve the living income gap over the next three years.