Supporting the ‘small but mighty’ farmers

We’ve often heard that if it wasn’t for the ‘Green Revolution’ of the 1960’s that we couldn’t sustain the global population. International institutions like CGIAR helped develop and streamline high yielding varieties of maize, wheat and rice. Along with the applications of synthetic fertilizers, irrigation and pesticides, yields between 1960 – 2000 increased from 30% […]

What is a sustainable diet?

According to the FAO (Food & Agriculture of the United Nations), a sustainable diet are those “diets with low environmental impacts which contribute to food and nutrition security and to healthy life for present and future generations; are protective and respectful of biodiversity and ecosystems, culturally acceptable, accessible, economically fair and affordable; nutritionally adequate, safe […]