Growing Smarter: How Technology Improves Yields and Changes Lives
Growing Smarter: How Technology Improves Yields and Changes Lives.

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Growing Smarter: How Technology Improves Yields and Changes Lives

As we’ve become more aware of the finite nature of the Earth’s resources, the way we understand farming has changed, too. With the right...

Turn Off the Water Works With This Gardening Hack From Tanzania
A young boy in a red shirt kneels by a young sapling. He's filling a drip irrigator (made from a recycled plastic bottle) with water.

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Turn Off the Water Works With This Gardening Hack From Tanzania

Students in the drought-prone region of Igunga, Tanzania are using recycled discarded plastic bottles to water their school gardens. You can use...

How COVID-19 is Changing the School Year Around the World
How COVID-19 is Changing the School Year Around the World.

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How COVID-19 is Changing the School Year Around the World

The U.S. isn’t the only country grappling with how to approach the school year. Across the globe, students, parents, teachers and administrators...

Drones, Blockchain, Mobile Apps and Other Technologies Help Heifer Farmers Tackle Challenges in the Field
Drones, Blockchain, Mobile Apps and Other Technologies Help Heifer Farmers Tackle Challenges in the Field.

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Drones, Blockchain, Mobile Apps and Other Technologies Help Heifer Farmers Tackle Challenges in the Field

Sometimes the best solution to a farmer’s problems is cutting edge and high tech, and sometimes it’s a simple tool that’s been around for...

Former CEO of Tyson Talks Taking the Chicken Business to Rwanda
Former CEO of Tyson Talks Taking the Chicken Business to Rwanda.

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Former CEO of Tyson Talks Taking the Chicken Business to Rwanda

On the Galapagos Islands, Heifer Ecuador Farmers Are Feeding Families While Preserving the Ecosystem
On the Galapagos Islands, Heifer Ecuador Farmers Are Feeding Families While Preserving the Ecosystem.

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On the Galapagos Islands, Heifer Ecuador Farmers Are Feeding Families While Preserving the Ecosystem

To meet both demand for fresh food and the need to protect the ecosystem, Heifer Ecuador is partnering with the Ministry of Agriculture, Farming,...

Kenyan Farmers Navigate COVID-19 with Education and Equipment Upgrades
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Kenyan Farmers Navigate COVID-19 with Education and Equipment Upgrades

Heifer Kenya is working to give farmers, staff and local partners access to education in COVID-19 safety measures while local farmer co-ops are...

MIT D-Lab Founder Amy Smith Discusses Appropriate Technology and Fighting Poverty
MIT D-Lab Founder Amy Smith Discusses Appropriate Technology and Fighting Poverty.

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MIT D-Lab Founder Amy Smith Discusses Appropriate Technology and Fighting Poverty

From an early age, Amy Smith felt she should use her skills to end poverty. With aptitude and passion for both engineering and international...