In this week’s episode, Nourishing the Planet research intern, Elena Davert, introduces a counter-intuitive method of cleaning water. In 2004 Peter Njodzeka founded the Life and Water Development Group Cameroon (LWDGC) with a rather simple goal…
|By: nourishingtheplanet Wednesday October 13, 2010 10:19 am|
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|By: nourishingtheplanet Friday September 10, 2010 6:12 am|
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.
This is the second part in a two-part interview with Steve Osofsky, Director of Wildlife Health Policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). In this first part of the interview, Osofsky explains Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs) and how small-scale farmers can benefit from the conservation of wildlife. To read the first part of this interview see: Finding Common Ground to Improve Livelihoods and Conserve Wildlife.
|By: nourishingtheplanet Monday August 2, 2010 10:15 am|
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday August 1, 2010 4:45 pm|
I just got back from a trip to rural Mexico to see how subsistence farmers live and to learn what might be done to help promote food security. Here’s what I saw.
|By: nourishingtheplanet Friday July 30, 2010 9:21 am|
Nourishing the Planet interviews Shenggen Fan, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
|By: nourishingtheplanet Sunday July 25, 2010 4:00 pm|
Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.
|By: nourishingtheplanet Friday July 23, 2010 11:13 am|
Welcome to the Nourishing the Planet project diary on FireDogLake. As world hunger numbers top 1 billion, we are reporting from on the ground in sub-Saharan Africa to both inform global efforts to eradicate hunger and raise the profile of these efforts. Meeting with farmers, farmers groups, NGO’s, journalists, funders, and policy makers, the Nourishing the Planet is assessing the state of agricultural innovations—from cropping methods to irrigation technology to agricultural policy—and highlighting the all too often untold stories of hope and success.
|By: borderjumpers Friday July 16, 2010 7:42 am|
In this regular series we profile advisors of the Nourishing the Planet project. This week, we feature Chuck Benbrook, Chief Scientist at the Organic Center.