Agriculture

An Answer in Agroforestry?

07/06/2011
What is agroforestry? According to the USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC), it is a practice that “intentionally combines agriculture and forestry to create integrated and sustainable land-use systems. Agroforestry takes advantage of the interactive benefits from combining...
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The Man Behind the World Food Prize

06/25/2011
Earlier this week, John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of Ghana, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, were the honored recipients of the 2011 World Food Prize, marking the 25th anniversary of this prestigious award. The increasingly important World Food...
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Expert Opinions: How Would You Fix the Broken Food System?

06/24/2011
It’s no secret that the food system is failing. Between 2006 and 2008, international food prices doubled. The poorest people in the world are already spending up to 80 percent of their income on food, and increases in oil, fertilizer and transportation costs are making matters...
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Welcome to The Hunger Project Blog!

06/21/2011
As a non-profit committed to the sustainable end of hunger, we like to stay up-to-date on the conversations going on in the world of international development. From the latest UN Reports to new government policies, we’re a part of the action and we want to do our best to keep...
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