“Nourishing the Planet” in The Nation


Check out Nourishing the Planet’s newest op-ed published today in Malawi’s The Nation. The article highlights our visit with Kristof and Stacia Nordin, who use their home and garden in Malawi to educate local farmers on both permaculture and biodiversity. Growing a variety of indigenous vegetables in sub-Saharan Africa is crucial to improving food security.

To read more about the Nordins see: Sweeping Change, Improving Livelihoods and Nutrition with Permaculture, and Homegrown Solutions to Alleviating Hunger and Poverty

Danielle Nierenberg
Danielle Nierenberg, an expert on livestock and sustainability, currently serves as Project Director of State of World 2011 for the Worldwatch Institute, a Washington, DC-based environmental think tank. Her knowledge of factory farming and its global spread and sustainable agriculture has been cited widely in the New York Times Magazine, the International Herald Tribune, the Washington Post, and
other publications.

Danielle worked for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic. She is currently traveling across Africa looking at innovations that are working to alleviate hunger and poverty and blogging everyday at Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet. She has a regular column with the Mail & Guardian, the Kansas City Star, and the Huffington Post and her writing was been featured in newspapers across Africa including the Cape Town Argus, the Zambia Daily Mail, Coast Week (Kenya), and other African publications. She holds an M.S. in agriculture, food, and environment from Tufts University and a B.A. in environmental policy from Monmouth College.
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