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Sherry-Lee Singh Explains How The Walmart Foundation Is Investing In Farmers
A woman in a red shirt squats among a flock of chickens. She is smiling down at one who is looking up at her with curiosity.

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Sherry-Lee Singh Explains How The Walmart Foundation Is Investing In Farmers

As the Director of Sustainability for the Walmart Foundation, Sherry-Lee Singh knows a thing or two about sustainable agriculture. In this chat...

Bangladesh Cooperatives Care for Communities Struggling During COVID-19 Lockdown
Bangladesh Cooperatives Care for Communities Struggling During COVID-19 Lockdown.

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Bangladesh Cooperatives Care for Communities Struggling During COVID-19 Lockdown

Heifer cooperatives in Bangladesh supported 600 of their members affected by COVID-19 and the country's subsequent lockdown with donations of food...

New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof Shares Thoughts on Pandemic, Global Hunger
New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof Shares Thoughts on Pandemic, Global Hunger.

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New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof Shares Thoughts on Pandemic, Global Hunger

Nicholas Kristof is deeply worried about the pandemic. And not just the one you’re thinking of. The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and columnist...

Rooted in Racism: Dark Profits in the Coffee Industry
Rooted in Racism: Dark Profits in the Coffee Industry.

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Rooted in Racism: Dark Profits in the Coffee Industry

Given the plight of present-day coffee farmers, one might assume the coffee business is largely unprofitable, perhaps plagued by razor thin margins...

Leah Penniman Talks Anti-Racism, Reparations and Farming While Black
Leah Penniman Talks Anti-Racism, Reparations and Farming While Black.

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Leah Penniman Talks Anti-Racism, Reparations and Farming While Black

Farmer, author and co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, Leah Penniman sat down with Heifer International CEO, Pierre Ferrari as a part of the...

Rooted in Racism: Coffee’s Bitter Origins
Rooted in Racism: Coffee’s Bitter Origins.

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Rooted in Racism: Coffee’s Bitter Origins

Despite the bright spot coffee can be in our lives, it has a dark side — a sinister past that has spurred a troubling present. During centuries...

Farmer and Activist Karen Washington Talks Justice, Food and the Power of Community
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Farmer and Activist Karen Washington Talks Justice, Food and the Power of Community

Karen Washington is on a mission to get fresh, healthy food into the hands of those who can’t afford it.

Global Hunger Steadily on the Rise Even Before Pandemic According to FAO Report
According to a recent report from the FAO, the coronavirus pandemic could result in millions of additional people suffering from hunger. See a few examples of how Heifer International is helping farmers around the world continue their essential work of providing food to their communities.

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Global Hunger Steadily on the Rise Even Before Pandemic According to FAO Report

According to a recent report, the coronavirus pandemic could result in millions of additional people suffering from hunger.

The Power of the African Diaspora
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The Power of the African Diaspora

Almaz Negash, the founder of The African Diaspora Network thinks that it is time that we see African Immigrants for what they are: investors.

Monsoon Rains Lead to Deadly Landslides and Floods in Nepal, India and Other South Asian Countries
Monsoon Rains Lead to Deadly Landslides and Floods in Nepal, India and Other South Asian Countries.

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Monsoon Rains Lead to Deadly Landslides and Floods in Nepal, India and Other South Asian Countries

Torrential rains from the seasonal monsoon in South Asia are leading to extremely dangerous landslides and floods that are displacing millions....