#agriculture

  • Article: This Tree Helped Kenyan Farmers Beat Drought and Poverty
    Environment

    This Tree Helped Kenyan Farmers Beat Drought and Poverty

    March 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Planting Melia volkensii trees with crops could save the livelihood of Kenyan farmers. Read more

  • Article: This Bollywood Actor Donated $560,000 to Pay Off Farmers' Debts
    Food & Hunger

    This Bollywood Actor Donated $560,000 to Pay Off Farmers' Debts

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 21, 2018

    With the agricultural industry taking a hit, many farmers are forced into extreme poverty Read more

  • Article: Safe Pesticides Could Halt This Plague of Pests Threatening Crops in Africa
    Food & Hunger

    Safe Pesticides Could Halt This Plague of Pests Threatening Crops in Africa

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 24, 2018

    Currently, biopesticides only make up $2 billion to $3 billion of the $56 billion pesticide market. Read more

  • Article: As Men Migrate to Cities, More Female Farmers Seek Indian Land Rights
    Girls & Women

    As Men Migrate to Cities, More Female Farmers Seek Indian Land Rights

    Sept. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women own just 13% of land in India although they do two-thirds of all farm work. Read more

  • Article: Burger King Pledges To End Deforestation By 2030 but Scientists Are Skeptical
    Environment

    Burger King Pledges To End Deforestation By 2030 but Scientists Are Skeptical

    June 23, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Restaurant Brands International has been criticized for buying soy and beef from Brazil. Read more

  • Article: Coffee Flour and Beer Pizza: Some Of the Crafty New Creations To Combat Food Waste
    Food & Hunger

    Coffee Flour and Beer Pizza: Some Of the Crafty New Creations To Combat Food Waste

    May 12, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About a third of food produced each year is never eaten either because it's spoiled or thrown away. Read more

  • Article: 11 Years Ago, Telesia Couldn't Feed Her Family; Now She Owns a Thriving Business
    Food & Hunger

    11 Years Ago, Telesia Couldn't Feed Her Family; Now She Owns a Thriving Business

    Aug. 16, 2016|Farm Africa

    From the poorest of the poor to a community leader. Read more

  • Article: If you give a piece of land to a female it will change the world...literally
    Finance & Innovation

    If you give a piece of land to a female it will change the world...literally

    By Gina Darnaud |March 31, 2016

    “You get a piece of land! You get a piece of land! And you get a piece of Land!” Read more