It has now been nine months since I first asked staff at the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) for data on its beneficiaries and impacts for my background paper for the July 10 report, “Fa
It’s been nearly fifty years since Frances Moore Lappé reminded us in her seminal work, “Diet for a Small Planet,” that hunger is not caused by a scarcity of food, it is caused by a scarcity of power. Economist Amartya Sen won a Nobel Prize more than twenty years ago for showing that famine was rarely caused by a lack of food.
Fourteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller foundations launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) with the goal of bringing Africa its own Green Revolution in agricultural productivity.
Il y a quatorze ans, les fondations Bill et Melinda Gates et Rockefeller ont lancé l’Alliance pour une révolution verte en Afrique (AGRA) dans le but d’apporter à l’Afrique sa propre révolution verte en matière de productivité agricole.
The opportunities and challenges facing African immigrants living in Minnesota's rural communities will be the subject of the first Rural African Summit on October 26-27 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. There are currently over 20,000 Africans living in rural areas of Minnesota.
Don Arnosti on harvesting biomass, Dennis Olson on the Farm Bill, Steve Suppan on the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development and Garat Ibrahim on the Somali community in Minnesota.