Agriculture

7/11/13

Obama’s Fantastic Boring Idea

The farm fields here are cemeteries of cornstalks: a severe drought has left them brown, withered and dead. Normally, a failed crop like that signifies starvation.

6/4/13

CARE Applauds Bipartisan Senate Amendment to Farm Bill to Improve Food Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 4, 2013) - CARE applauds the U.S. Senate for unanimously approving an amendment to the Farm Bill sponsored by Sens.

3/8/13

The Pathways Challenge: She’s Growing It, He’s Getting the Credit, Everyone Is Losing

In Africa, the majority of food is grown by women, yet women own less than 2 percent of the world’s land, access only 10 percent of agricultural credit, and are routinely – systematically?

3/1/13

Pathways to Transformation for Smallholder Women

"For one to be productive, you need to have access to resources and to markets," says Henry Swira. "And it's easier for men to have access to resources, because that's how traditionally it's been constructed, when actually it is women who do 70 per cent of the work in the field." 

2/21/13

Rep. McCollum and policy makers travel with CARE to South Sudan and Tanzania

Policy makers focus on Food Security and Nutrition Programs

7/4/12

Doughnuts Defeating Poverty (with video)

If you want to understand some of the best new ideas to chip away at global poverty, an excellent place to start is the Nasoni family hut here in the southern African nation of Malawi.

Increasing the Productivity and Empowerment of Women Smallholder Farmers

Results of a Baseline Assessment from Six Countries in Africa and Asia

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