Nourishing the Planet on Burningpot Nigeria


Check out this Nourishing the Planet article featured on Nigeria’s most trafficked news website, Burningpot Nigeria! Senior Researcher and Nourishing the Planet co-Project Director, Danielle Nierenberg, was recently interviewed by Burningpot Editor Prince Charles Dickson.

In the article Danielle discusses one of Nourishing the Planet’s main project goals: creating a roadmap for the funding and donor community to ensure that agricultural funding in Africa goes to the innovative projects that are most effectively working to alleviate 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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