Comfort Kissiwaa is a Ghanaian mother of five, wife, farmer—and now the manager of a community bank and champion of her community’s development—thanks to her participation in The Hunger Project’s local ownership initiatives. With a small loan and women’s empowerment training, Comfort was able to expand her farming business and increase her annual income from $110 to more than $750, a 600% increase.
Over the weekend, we asked our Facebook fans what good nutrition means to them. And quite a number of folks around the country had great thoughts.
Last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed a group of Nepalese women who are making history.
French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur, known as the "father of microbiology," made a number of surprising and world-changing discoveries throughout his career—namely, the principles behind disease prevention, fermentation and pasteurization.
In its eight-month venture, Future of Food, National Geographic is exploring food and agriculture, touching on issues of concern like climate change, the planet's growing population and
Just four years ago, Grimsdale Chiokoma Chonpure tilled his four fields of land by hand using an ox-drawn cart, a tool that has been used by farmers for centuries and requires about five months of work.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup wraps up on Sunday. For a month, we've kept up with all the blocks, the passes and the goals.
But how much do we know about the countries that participated in one of the most beloved sporting events in the world?
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark "Food For Peace" Act, which has provided life-saving U.S.
On a trip to Guatemala, PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan and Chicago Council on Global Affairs Senior Fellow Roger Thurow found an agricultural paradox.
July fourth. Independence Day. A 24-hour extravaganza filled with travel, parades, fireworks and barbecues. Every year, Americans spend loads of money and eat tons of food to celebrate their independence.
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