Agriculture

2/4/14

CARE Applauds Senate Passage of the Farm Bill That Includes Lifesaving Reforms to U.S. Food Aid

WASHINGTON (Feb. 4, 2014) - CARE applauds the Senate approval of reforms to the U.S. international food assistance program contained in the 2014 Farm Bill under the leadership of Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), working with Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), and House colleagues, Rep.

1/23/14

Congressional Staffers Visit Ethiopia with CARE to Learn How U.S. Support Is Improving Food and Nutrition Security

WASHINGTON (Jan. 23, 2014) — Congressional chiefs of staff from seven states and a group of journalists traveled to Ethiopia with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE to see how U.S.

10/17/13

Arminda Pererira Plans for the Future

CARE works with poor families in Timor Leste to help them grow their own crops, improve their diet, sell surplus crops for a profit and store their seeds for the next season.

10/17/13

CARE Hack: Capturing the Mist

High in Ecuadorian cloud forest, CARE is testing a program to help families harvest water from the air for drinking and washing.

10/17/13

CARE Hack: Pedal Power

Undeveloped transportation infrastructure in Zambia is a major constraint to improved productivity for the estimated 800,000 smallholder farmers living in remote, rural areas of the country.

10/16/13

Sharing Household Work: A Story From Mali

This is a story told to us by Ousmane Goulaka after he received training on gender and social transformation as part of CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment program in Mali.

10/16/13

The Picture of Both Opportunity and Hunger is Decidedly Female.

In many African countries, women provide 60-80 percent of agricultural labor, producing food for their households and the market. Yet, 90 percent of agricultural credit is accessed by men and, women own less than 2 percent of the world’s land.

9/30/13

Community Ownership

Her eyes focused on the narrow walking path that zigzagged up the steep mountain. Her legs and shoulders burned with each step, but she was almost home. The plastic container strapped to her back weighed about 40 pounds.

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