Greenhouses Increase Income in Mozambique

Several small farmers are learning to get profit out of their land; they are financed, receiving equipment/assets and they are learning how to do more and better. iDE is responsible for the idea that is changing the lives of many beneficiaries. From this organization, thousands of farmers found what they never had: an opportunity to […]

Jump Start your Career in International Agriculture with IARD 6020 – Global Development at Cornell

Classroom knowledge might be not enough to understand the whole concept. What it lacks is real life examples and how it works actually in reality. This trip helped me to see what I was lacking. Agriculture is something really different in the field. We have seen a lot of practical issues farmers are dealing with […]

President Obama Speaks on Supporting Agriculture to Fight Hunger

The President: Well, good morning, everybody. Thank you, Catherine Bertini, and Dan Glickman and everyone at the Chicago Council. We were originally going to convene, along with the G8, in Chicago. But since we’re not doing this in my hometown, I wanted to bring a little bit of Chicago to Washington. (laughter) It is wonderful […]

How Agricultural Innovations Help Feed the Future In Cambodia

I started working in Cambodia five years ago I got a scholarship to apply my disciplinary training in a developing country our team originally had the idea to introduce low row covers to Cambodian farmers as a way to protect crops from insects and after working with farmers to adapt this technology to something that […]