#Farmers

  • Article: Canada Commits $6M to Help Rural Farmers and Prevent Food Crisis Due to COVID-19

    Canada Commits $6M to Help Rural Farmers and Prevent Food Crisis Due to COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2020

    The commitment will ensure agricultural systems remain intact. Read more

  • Article: A Group of College Students Has Delivered Nearly 240,000 Pounds of Food to Food Banks

    A Group of College Students Has Delivered Nearly 240,000 Pounds of Food to Food Banks

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 13, 2020

    FarmLink pays farm workers and truckers to deliver surplus food to food banks. Read more

  • Article: UN Agency Just Launched a $200 Million Initiative to Prevent Hunger Crisis Amid COVID-19

    UN Agency Just Launched a $200 Million Initiative to Prevent Hunger Crisis Amid COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|April 22, 2020

    The fund aims to primarily support rural farming communities. Read more

  • Article: Children Lend Help to Kenyan Farmers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    Children Lend Help to Kenyan Farmers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 20, 2020

    As outbreak closes schools, Kenyan farming families welcome help on the land from young people. Read more

  • Article: Fuel Made From Cotton Seeds Improves Agriculture in Drought-Ridden Kenya

    Fuel Made From Cotton Seeds Improves Agriculture in Drought-Ridden Kenya

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 6, 2019

    The natural fuel alternative is helping farmers navigate the effects of climate change. Read more

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

    Coffee Is Getting Cheaper — at the Expense of the Planet

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 10, 2019

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

  • Article: This Organisation Is Using Wasted Food to Provide South Africa’s Children With Healthy Meals

    This Organisation Is Using Wasted Food to Provide South Africa’s Children With Healthy Meals

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 19, 2018

    FoodForward SA is reaching over 30,000 children every day. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Government Will Spend Millions on Supporting Women and Youth Farmers

    South Africa's Government Will Spend Millions on Supporting Women and Youth Farmers

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 7, 2018

    Women and young people are instrumental in the global fight to end hunger and malnutrition. Read more