As the Climate Crisis Bites, Soil Needs Doctors Too

Development & Aid, Environment, Food and Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Poverty & SDGs • As the Climate Crisis Bites, Soil Needs Doctors Too – In a wiser world, the term ‘treating someone like dirt’ would be a good thing. After all, 15 of the 18...

What is Innovative Gardening in Agriculture?

Innovative gardening in agriculture is about being clever and creative in gardening. There are many ways in which you can be more inspired in the garden and the way you conduct gardening. Don’t forget that although most gardens are made by humans, they are still very...

Agroforestry: a primer

Design and management principles for people and the environment Conventional agriculture is very productive. But high productivity comes at a cost: soil that is depleted or eroded, watercourses that are polluted or drying up, and a food system that produces 20–40% of...

In Kenya, Solar Panels Help Catalyze Economic and Social Development

Solar power is good for the environment.  It is also inexpensive.  And in developing countries, it can provide energy in places the electrical grid doesn’t reach. It can also do much more.  It can—and does—play a central role in catalyzing larger...

Addressing the Cow in the Room, Lowing for Nutrition and Livelihoods

Africa, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Environment, Featured, Food and Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition, Headlines, TerraViva United Nations • Addressing the Cow in the Room, Lowing for Nutrition and Livelihoods – Meat, milk, and eggs are bad for...