Organic Cooperative Proves that Agriculture Can Prosper in Cuba. “The people are the only thing that matters,” says agronomist Miguel Ángel Salcines, who then goes on to list a series […]
A vaccine to protect sheep and cattle from a virus spread by midges has been approved by government vets.
IPS – Preserving the Soil and Reaping Greater Harvests | Inter Press Service. Smallholder farmer Peter Mcharo, from Morogoro Region in eastern Tanzania, has a reason to smile. His fields […]
IPS – From Brazil’s Family Farm to the School Lunchroom Table | Inter Press Service. Separating Maria Gomes Morais’ farm and a school in Rio de Janeiro are fields, hills […]
IPS – Green-Fingered Mauritian Farmers Go Green | Inter Press Service. By Kritanand Beeharry’s side are thousands of watermelon seedlings that he has grown in small pots without the use […]
More land around the world is being dedicated to organic farming. The Worldwatch Institute says since 1999 there’s been a more than three-fold increase to 37 million hectares.
IPS – In Caribbean, Climate-Smart Agriculture Bolsters Farm Production | Inter Press Service. A new initiative is catching on in the Caribbean that aims to increase and sustain agricultural productivity […]
IPS – Reviving Family Farming in Angola, Carrot by Carrot | Inter Press Service. Vegetable gardening has been introduced at the Capanda Agroindustrial Pole (PAC) as a source of income […]
Less than 20 miles from Singapore’s skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers. Much smaller in scale but with a big ambition, over 100 nine-meter tall towers at […]
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced a $4.5 million grant for the USDA’s first ever Farm to School Grant, designed to cultivate a larger connection between school cafeterias and local […]