This past week has been incredibly busy for Nourishing the Planet as we visited with more farming projects, NGOs and governmental agencies and now we are packing up to head to the United States for the 2010 World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa!
This week our newest innovation details how the Home Farm Project is working with young men in the villages of the Gambia to help them cultivate the agricultural potential of the land.
We saw the threat of Banana Wilt and how the Democratic Republic of Congo is fighting back with the help of Action Against Hunger.
Check out this guest post from Robert Goodland, former World Bank environmental adviser and renowned conservationist on the necessary changes to our global livestock industry in order to stem climate change.
You can also read this interview with one of our NtP Advisory Group members, Sudha Nair to learn about her work with the first Women’s Biotechnology Park in Chennai.
We also had an opinion-editorial published in one of Senegal’s largest circulating newspapers, Le Soleil.