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

Community Agriculture Volunteer: A Successful Front-liner of the SHOUHARDO II Program

Agriculture is the single largest producing sector of the Bangladesh economy, and both the government and NGOs are providing extensive support to this sector.

CARE Knows How to Beat Poverty with Donuts

If you want to understand one of the best new ideas for fighting global poverty, an excellent place to start is Biti Rose Nasoni in the southern African nation of Malawi.

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