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Food

 

Innovative ways to improve access to food resources

 

The Paradox of Fair Trade

In 2011, a rift opened within the fair trade movement. What are the tensions that drove otherwise like-minded activists to form rival camps.

 

A Fresh Approach to Food Stamps

In some places, users of the US Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can supplement their diet via community supported agriculture.

 
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Trading on Climate Change

Tanzania might benefit from unexpected trade opportunities resulting from climate change—but the country must enact policies to take advantage of them.

 
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The Last Hunger Season

In The Last Hunger Season, Roger Thurow shares the experience of a year in Africa with four smallholder farmers.

By Roger Thurow | Sep. 14, 2012
 

A Win-Win for Haiti

Partners in Health and Abbott Laboratories are building a new plant in Corporant, Haiti to produce a therapeutic food called Nourimanba.

 
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Retailing with Heart

At Panera Cares cafés, there’s a donation box where customers pay on the honor system.

By Suzie Boss | 10 | Spring 2011
 
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Beyond the Purple Berry

Sambazon’s commitment to social entrepreneurship creates a fair market for farmers in the Amazon

By Ryan Black & Jeremy Black | Spring 2011
 
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Disseminating Orphan Innovations

Disseminating innovations takes a distinct, sophisticated skill set, one that often requires customizing the program to new circumstances, not replicating.

By Susan H. Evans & Peter Clarke | 2 | Winter 2011
 
THE COMING
FAMINE: The Global
Food Crisis and What
We Can Do to Avoid It
Julian Cribb

Food Solutions

The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It by Julian Cribb

Reviewed By Janine Yorio | Winter 2011
 

Fermenting Innovation

New public-private partnerships have led to big leaps in the exportation of Argentinian wine.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Summer 2010