Researchers have helped reduce a major health problem with a simple sweet potato. A program that helped small-scale farmers in Mozambique grow vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweet potatoes cut rates of […]
Organic farms act as a refuge for wild plants, offsetting the loss of biodiversity on conventional farms, a study suggests.
Tech-Savvy Women Farmers Find Success with SIM Cards. Jawadi Vimalamma, 36, looks admiringly at her cell phone. It’s a simple device that can only be used to send or receive […]
Farm Projects Boost Bangladeshi Women, Children. Women in Bangladesh are carving healthier, wealthier futures for themselves and their children – and they have chicken eggs and pineapples to thank. Since […]
Family Farming Eases Food Shortages in Eastern Cuba. Meat and vegetables are never missing from the dinner table of Damaris González and Omar Navarro, since they get almost all of […]
Panama Turns to Biofortification of Crops to Build Food Security. Panama is the first Latin American country to have adopted a national strategy to combat what is known as hidden […]
Salvadoran Farmers Stake Their Bets on Sustainable Development. Peasant farmers from one of El Salvador’s most fragile coastal areas are implementing a model of sustainable economic growth that respects the […]