feeding the planet

Urban farming used to be just a trend, but it's becoming a permanent fixture of American cities, including Washington DC.
Director of Academic Adventures, 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.
Georgetown University
Can pursuit of large crop yields put our agricultural diversity, and therefore our food security, at risk?
Director of Academic Adventures, 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.
Planet Forward/GWU
If you've got crops to sell in Africa, the trouble may be getting paid - unless you've got Agrimangr, a phone app that gives you all the info you need to get a fair deal.
Chris Policinski: Big and Small Farms
Chris Policinski: Big and Small Farms
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Farming is a changing business -- new tech, new tastes and new kinds of farming are changing how farmers do business, and who farmers are.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Nearly 15 percent of U.S. households were “food insecure” in 2011 – hungry, or uncertain about their food supply.
Planet Forward/GWU
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania – Zanzibar has one greenhouse. Only one. And this simple technology could be the key to helping the island feed itself.
Planet Forward/GWU
Sara Snyder reflects on Explorers in Africa.
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
An app for Kenyan dairy farmers maximizes their livestock investments by tracking optimum animal nutrition, feed production, and prevention of cure and milk related diseases.

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