#Farming

  • Article: Young African Coders Use Apps and Sensors to Curb Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    Young African Coders Use Apps and Sensors to Curb Hunger

    Aug. 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We believe that if the technology is good and farmers can see the benefits, they will adopt it." Read more

  • Article: This Refugee Is Growing African Eggplants in the US to Support Her Family
    Citizenship

    This Refugee Is Growing African Eggplants in the US to Support Her Family

    Aug. 20, 2018|Voice of America

    Since 2013, Ndagijimana , has sold her harvest to Africans in five different states. Read more

  • Article: 60% of Europe's Lakes and Rivers Are Failing Pollution Tests
    Environment

    60% of Europe's Lakes and Rivers Are Failing Pollution Tests

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2018

    We have to step up for our own well-being and the health of our waters. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  • Article: Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space
    Finance & Innovation

    Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 7, 2018

    It will be used to help improve farming methods and monitor the country’s coastline. Read more

  • Article: This ‘Super Bean’ Is Feeding and Empowering South Sudanese Refugees
    Food & Hunger

    This ‘Super Bean’ Is Feeding and Empowering South Sudanese Refugees

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 24, 2018

    Meet NABE15, the toughest bean you’ll ever encounter. Read more

  • Article: How the Humble Coffee Bean Is Helping Women Break Barriers All Over the World
    Girls & Women

    How the Humble Coffee Bean Is Helping Women Break Barriers All Over the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Women have always cultivated the coffee. Now they’re getting paid. Read more

  • Feature: This Toxic Pesticide Is Illegal, Yet the EPA Keeps Authorizing Its Use
    FeatureEnvironment

    This Toxic Pesticide Is Illegal, Yet the EPA Keeps Authorizing Its Use

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 28, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    It’s impacting Latino and poor communities the most. Read more