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These products are made by the women who are part of Grampari. They come from the surrounding villages and meet at Grampari to discuss personal development as well learn practical skills such as sewing. 45 more words

Life In India

No Jam or Justice in the autumn statement

The incomes of the poorest are hardest hit – by far – whilst the wealthy escape scot free. 

This week’s autumn statement announced further years of pain ahead, as the economy adjusts to the likely impact of Brexit.  220 more words

Conservation agriculture and religious motivation

Farmers in every region of the world are adapting to a changing climate. In Africa in particular rainfall is becoming increasingly unreliable, forcing farmers to seek out new ways to conserve precious soil moisture for food production. 1,137 more words

Community Organizations

Livestock institute leader Jimmy Smith makes the case for sustainable livestock development—Food Tank webinar

Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI),
in a webinar today hosted by Food Tank, presented the case for sustainable livestock development… 469 more words


The Role of the Small-Scale Farmer in Minimizing Climate Change Impact

Climate Change and Food Security

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 has made it clear that the agricultural industry is currently at a point in time where the actions taken by farmers, development organizations, and governments today will directly affect the livelihood of millions in the future.  721 more words

Food Security

Achieving Gender Equality though Economic Empowerment

A Call to Action

In September 2016, the United Nation’s High-Level Panel for Women’s Economic Empowerment released its first report on the actions necessary to close the global gender gap in economic empowerment. 572 more words