Africa

Educational Partnerships Coordinator, Planet Forward
As the world’s population nears 9 billion by 2050 everyone from astronauts to zookeepers are trying to figure out innovations to feed our constantly populating planet.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Necessity is the mother of invention, and the necessity for cheap, imported goods in Ethiopia has led to a boom in recycling.
Video by Anna Sumi and Alyssa Bruns
Video by Anna Sumi and Alyssa Bruns
The George Washington University
Women face unique challenges when it comes to climate change, especially where water is concerned.
The Practical Utility Platform
The Practical Utility Platform
Purdue University
The Challenge: Rural Transportation and Farm Power Many developing countries are challenged by poor roads in rural areas and few affordable transport options. Without good transportation, access to food, farm inputs, education, and markets is... Read More
University of Arizona Honors College
Rice seems simple, but its genetics are complex. Unlocking them could be the key to feeding Africa.
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Who's climate-smart already? We take a look at three cases where the climate-smart agriculture approach has helped communities face climate change.
Pivot Point, Inc.
Morehouse College - "Rocket Stoves"
NAIROBI, Kenya – Three Kenyan women saw a problem in their country: payment delays and unfair practices in the largest industry around, agriculture. They came together to find a solution: M-Farm.
Educational Partnerships Coordinator, Planet Forward
KIBERA, Kenya – In the largest slum in Kenya, even if families can get food they might not have the tools to cook it safely. Meet Mary Njenga, a Kenyan scientist developing a cleaner, cheaper cooking fuel.
Educational Partnerships Coordinator, Planet Forward
Who's going to grow all the food we'll need in 2050? With less young people looking at farming as a career, 4-H is trying to turn it around and put farming into African schools.

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