AgTalks presents the latest thinking, trends and research on policies and innovation in small-scale farming. This session, titled "Whassup with Agriculture? Young innovators tell their stories" focuses on how young people are engaging in agriculture, and how more young people can be motivated to do the same.
Across the United States, students are developing initiatives to promote agriculture and increase access to healthy food on campus.
“Culture does not make people. People make culture. If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture”, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2012), a Nigerian Author and feminist.
Fires raging across the Peruvian Amazon these past few months have consumed a region three times the size of Manhattan. Brought on by drought, the flames hit an Ashaninka Communal Reserve, home to 5,000 people, turning forests that ten communities rely on to cinders.
This policy brief discusses ways to scale up agroecological approaches and suggests actionable advice tailored for various stakeholders, including policy-makers, private sector, financial partners, research and development community and civil society. The brief focuses on how to design scaling up initiatives and provides success as well as failure stories.
CHEBORGEI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mid-morning in Cheborgei village in Kericho County - and against the stunning backdrop of vivid green fields of tea - some farmers were still plucking leaves while others packed tea into sacks ready for transportation to collection centers.