My Farm Life: Kasey Bamberger

Agriculture is an industry that is ever-changing and exciting to be a part of, writes Kasey Bamberger, third generation owner of Bryant Agricultural Enterprise. 

Putting the Answers to Successful Farming at Young People’s Fingertips

In this guest blog post, Vanessa Mukhebi of Mediae – the production company behind agricultural reality TV shows Shamba Shape Up and Don’t Lose the Plot – discusses the digital innovations helping farmers with agronomic and budgeting challenges. By har

Plotting New Ways to Encourage Youth into Farming through Television

Vanessa Mukhebi of Mediae Company, reports for Farming First on the latest TV series from the production company that created Shamba Shape Up.

We’ve all seen it before. The archetypal symbol of agriculture in Africa is more often than not an elderly African woman spending back-breaking hours in the sweltering sub-Saharan heat tending to her crop fields with a hoe in hand.

Can mussels be a secret answer to sustainable aquaculture?

When we talk about food security we tend to think about livestock or land production. However, many people around the world, especially those in coastal areas, also heavily rely on fish and seafood.

Innovative, Inspiring, Modern…We are talking about urban farming

Farming is no longer confined to rural areas. Urban agriculture is becoming an essential part of food security. In a context of rapid urbanization, higher urban poverty. More importantly, urban agriculture is essential for improving urban food security.

Let’s make farming famous

Of the 14 side events that I attended during the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the event on farming, innovation and youth was the most engaging and energetic.

SIANI Youth i Almedalen 2016: Unga, Agenda 2030 och en tryggad livsmedelsförsörjning

Photo Chad Skeers (Flickr, CC)

Visste du att vi aldrig någonsin varit så många unga på vår planet som vi är idag? Vi vet att ungdomsfrågor runt fattigdomsbekämpning, hunger och jordbruk är väldigt viktigt och att unga måste få vara en integrerad del av hela Agenda2030. 

Being a young farmer what does it entail? by Supisra Ayaraphong

Presented as part of the "World Food Day 2014: A Spotlight on the Value of Youth in Family Farming" Event.