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Heal the Soil, Heal the World
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Heal the Soil, Heal the World

At Heifer Ranch, the team cares for the animals above the ground as well as those below — the communities of tiny, soil-dwelling creatures that...

De-risking Nigeria’s Climate Threatened Farmlands
A village submerged by floodwaters in Nigeria.

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De-risking Nigeria’s Climate Threatened Farmlands

On the heels of extreme flooding that devastated farmland in Nigeria, Heifer’s pay-at-harvest crop insurance program is reducing the...

Soilless Nursery: Sowing Seeds of Change for Smallholder Farmers
A women tending to her saplings placed in several trays in a self-constructed greenhouse in a village in Bihar, India.

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Soilless Nursery: Sowing Seeds of Change for Smallholder Farmers

Isarat is a farmer, but she’s also an entrepreneur who’s using her knowledge to grow a soilless nursery to improve crop yields, reduce resource...

How Galápagos Island Farmers Are Protecting Their Paradise
A woman and her son crouch next to a watermelon in their greenhouse.

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How Galápagos Island Farmers Are Protecting Their Paradise

Alongside the local government, Heifer Ecuador is working with Galápagos Island farmers to build a sustainable food system for one of the...

Food Smart, Climate Smart: 4 Ways Heifer Promotes Sustainable Food Around the World
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Food Smart, Climate Smart: 4 Ways Heifer Promotes Sustainable Food Around the World

Feeding the world's 7.9 billion people is no small task. Around the globe, Heifer promotes farming processes that increase production, build...

The Real Value of Water
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The Real Value of Water

Water is the foundation on which farmers everywhere grow food, raise animals, earn income and keep their families healthy — surviving on it in...

What is Regenerative Agriculture?
A woman kneels in a grassy field, holding soil in her hands, as a herd of cows stands behind her.

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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Regenerative agriculture means stewarding the land to create a balanced ecosystem in which the cycles of nature work symbiotically and freely.

No More Praying for Rain: Well Brings Water to Nepal’s Waterless
A Nepali woman wearing a bright yellow shawl waters her vegetables with a hose.

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No More Praying for Rain: Well Brings Water to Nepal’s Waterless

Like many smallholder farmers in Nepal, Tara Devi Mahato depended on unreliable rainfall to irrigate her crops. Now, thanks to Heifer Nepal and a...

One Year After Hurricanes Battered Honduras, a Resilient Beekeeper Rebuilds
A Honduran man wearing a mask and blue shirt stands by his carpentry workshop.

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One Year After Hurricanes Battered Honduras, a Resilient Beekeeper Rebuilds

One year ago, two hurricanes battered Honduras, decimating the agricultural assets many Heifer Honduras farmers depended on for income. That was...

Biogas in Bihar, India: Harnessing the Power of Poop
An Indian woman in orange dress mixes a large pot of animal dung and water in her yard.

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Biogas in Bihar, India: Harnessing the Power of Poop

In India’s Bihar state, the process of drying animal dung for fuel is common — but harmful. Thanks to Heifer India installing a biogas unit in...