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Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain
Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain .

Newsworthy

Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain

Heifer Kenya is partnering with mobile tech companies to ensure that even the most isolated farmers and dairy cooperatives have access to the...

Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic
Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic.

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Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic

To say Nepalese farmers Ganga Gharti and Rudra Pun know what it’s like to stick together through adversity would be an understatement.

Regenerative Agriculture Is Our Most Powerful Relationship with the Earth Says Savory Institute Co-Founder Daniela Ibarra-Howell

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Regenerative Agriculture Is Our Most Powerful Relationship with the Earth Says Savory Institute Co-Founder Daniela Ibarra-Howell

Regenerative agriculture is a nature-based solution that can help heal the planet in the face of climate change, says Daniela Ibarra-Howell.

Chef, Food Activist Tom Colicchio and Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari Say U.S. Food System Needs Significant Changes to End Hunger

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Chef, Food Activist Tom Colicchio and Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari Say U.S. Food System Needs Significant Changes to End Hunger

“We can end hunger in America. We just haven’t had the political will to do it,” write James Beard Award-winning chef Tom Colicchio and...

Vegetable Spring Rolls: The Perfect Traditional Recipe to Ring in the Lunar New Year
A white and green china plate holding freshly fried vegetable spring rolls.

Food

Vegetable Spring Rolls: The Perfect Traditional Recipe to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year or Spring Festival is an important holiday celebrated in China and other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Called Chunjie in...

Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow
Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow.

Animals

Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow

2021 is the year of the Golden Cow and we have a fun way to celebrate! Learn how you can play our latest game and win a free prize.

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India
A small, brown chicken is held gently between two hands.

Women & Girls

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India

A community vaccinator is an essential animal healthcare worker who provides low-cost chicken vaccines and deworming treatments to poultry farmers....

Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg Says Regenerative Agriculture Can Have Scalable, Lasting Impact on Food Systems
Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg Says Regenerative Agriculture Can Have Scalable, Lasting Impact on Food Systems.

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Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg Says Regenerative Agriculture Can Have Scalable, Lasting Impact on Food Systems

According to world-renowned food systems expert Danielle Nierenberg, sustainable and regenerative agriculture can be scaled to feed the nearly 330...

Indigenous Guatemalan Women Earn Income from Carmine, a Traditional Red Dye Made from Bugs
Hands stained red from cochineal dye

Culture

Indigenous Guatemalan Women Earn Income from Carmine, a Traditional Red Dye Made from Bugs

In San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Indigenous Maya women are reclaiming the age-old art of handcrafting carmine, perhaps the most vibrant natural...

Farmers in Ecuador Innovate a Whole New Food System
Farmers in Ecuador Innovate a Whole New Food System.

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Farmers in Ecuador Innovate a Whole New Food System

There was no way for small-scale farmers in Ecuador to anticipate the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago when they started diversifying the...

Sacred Cow Documentary Makes the Case That Beef is Good for You, the Environment
Sacred Cow Documentary Makes the Case That Beef is Good for You, the Environment.

Food

Sacred Cow Documentary Makes the Case That Beef is Good for You, the Environment

Registered dietician Diana Rodgers wants you to know that eating red meat is good for you and, when raised well, good for the environment.

Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs
Nibedita Tudu earns an income for her family by producing chickens using low-cost yet nutritious chicken feeds that are easy to grow. Photo Pranab K. Aich/Heifer International

Animals

Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs