Tag archive: sustainable agriculture

The best way to end hunger is to support farmers

Supporting small scale farmers, especially as they try to adapt to the changing climate, has been identified as the best way to end the scandal of hunger in a Caritas Food Security Study released earlier this year. As part of the study, 98 Caritas organizations around the world were asked the question – “What would…

Returning home – Mugendi’s story

Mugendi is a Kenyan farmer. Married with two children, he lives in a small village in Tharaka Nithi County. Over the years, he has experienced challenging changes to the climate in his region. Recurring dry spells and failed rainy seasons were killing off the crops. Mugendi was forced to abandon his land and seek employment…

Multiplying effects – Lalita’s story

Lalita Bhalla, a grandmother in central India, and her husband Ramesh are small-scale farmers who used to struggle to grow enough food for their family. Since joining a Caritas farming project, they have seen their food situation improve. They are now part of a Caritas farmer-led program that tests seeds and growing methods to find…

Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

Do you run an innovative project in sustainable farming which you’d like to share on a global level? Expo Milan 2015 has launched a call for best practices in sustainable agriculture aimed at improving food security.