#Agriculture

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment
    ImpactCitizenship

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: Coffee Is Getting Cheaper — at the Expense of the Planet
    Environment

    Coffee Is Getting Cheaper — at the Expense of the Planet

    May 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Coffee farmers may be forced to clear forest lands to grow and sell more to make a profit. Read more

  • Article: A Deadly Banana Fungus Is Spreading Because of Climate Change
    Environment

    A Deadly Banana Fungus Is Spreading Because of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 8, 2019

    Bananas aren’t the only crops threatened by climate change. Read more

  • Article: North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day
    Food & Hunger

    North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2019

    More than 10.1 million people face severe food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: Your Favorite Hazelnut Products Might Come From Syrian Refugee Child Labor
    Citizenship

    Your Favorite Hazelnut Products Might Come From Syrian Refugee Child Labor

    By Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    The companies that profit off of this state of affairs could insist on stronger labor protections. Read more

  • Article: Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health
    Health

    Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health

    April 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Much of the world's plastic waste is shipped to Asia and illegally dumped. Read more

  • Article: Temperatures Near So-Called 'Doomsday Vault' Are Rising 3 Times Faster Than Rest of World
    Food & Hunger

    Temperatures Near So-Called 'Doomsday Vault' Are Rising 3 Times Faster Than Rest of World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 26, 2019

    And why you should stop calling the Global Seed Vault the “doomsday vault.” Read more

  • Article: 11 Million North Koreans Are in Dire Need of Food Aid: UN
    Food & Hunger

    11 Million North Koreans Are in Dire Need of Food Aid: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|March 8, 2019

    “We simply cannot leave them behind.” Read more