#Farming

  • 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

  • Feature: How Bee-Friendly Farming Could Save Food Systems — and the Planet

    How Bee-Friendly Farming Could Save Food Systems — and the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|May 20, 2020

    Bees are key to food webs everywhere. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Farmers Battle Fruit-Fly Menace as Climate Warms

    Kenyan Farmers Battle Fruit-Fly Menace as Climate Warms

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 13, 2020

    Farmers in fruit fly-infested areas are losing on average up to half their crops each year. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 26, 2020

    With 3 million Kenyans already facing food shortages, new locust swarms are starting to appear. Read more

  • Feature: This Organization Is Empowering Millions of Small Farmers to Fight Hunger and Lift Themselves Out of Poverty
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    This Organization Is Empowering Millions of Small Farmers to Fight Hunger and Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 9, 2020

    Investing in rural communities is key to building peace and prosperity. Read more

  • Article: Refugees and Local Farmers Work Together to Improve Life in Settlements in Uganda

    Refugees and Local Farmers Work Together to Improve Life in Settlements in Uganda

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 16, 2019

    Refugees build their own houses and use their gardens to grow food to supplement their rations. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Making Somalia's Crops Toxic

    Climate Change Is Making Somalia's Crops Toxic

    From Voice of America|Nov. 21, 2019

    The most dangerous mycotoxin was over 400 times higher than the level permitted by the EU. Read more

  • Article: This Company Is Giving Bees a Super Food to Make Them Stronger

    This Company Is Giving Bees a Super Food to Make Them Stronger

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Oct. 18, 2019

    Healthier bees could mean more food for us. Read more