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Respecting the Spirit of the World Food Prize: Addressing Hunger Through Science

Respecting the Spirit of the World Food Prize: Addressing Hunger Through Science

Respecting the Spirit of the World Food Prize: Addressing Hunger Through Science By Michael Michener, Director of Sustainability Policy, CropLife International The World Food Prize, held each October in Des Moines, is both a celebration of Norman Borlaug’s life and work, and a forum for advancing the science of agriculture. Reflecting on this year’s event, […]

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Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty in Honduras with Healthy Crops

Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty in Honduras with Healthy Crops

Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty in Honduras with Healthy Crops By Raul Romero, Executive Director, AHSAFE-Honduras, a member of CropLife Latin America My family has been farming in Honduras for generations. In fact, at one time, my father was the largest cotton producer in the country. All of my siblings and I studied agriculture at […]

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Plant Science, the SDGs and the Path to Sustainable Development

Plant Science, the SDGs and the Path to Sustainable Development

Plant Science, the SDGs and the Path to Sustainable Development By Howard Minigh, CEO, CropLife International For thousands of years, agriculture has served as the pathway to economic development. In fact, advancements in agriculture have nearly always translated into advancements for humankind. As farmers are able to better feed their communities and generate revenue, other […]

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Partnering for a New Training Model: Sharing Knowledge, Responsibility and Benefits in the Adoni Region

Partnering for a New Training Model: Sharing Knowledge, Responsibility and Benefits in the Adoni Region

Partnering for a New Training Model: Sharing knowledge, responsibility and benefits in the Adoni Region Rajoli Veeranna, Adoni Farmer For farmer Rajoli Veeranna, training in the proper use of crop protection products has led to better crop yields and more secure income for his family. Rajoli is a third generation farmer in the Adoni region […]

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Teaching Resiliency: Training West Africa’s Cocoa Farmers

Teaching Resiliency: Training West Africa’s Cocoa Farmers

Teaching Resiliency: Training West Africa’s Cocoa Farmers Learning how to better manage her crops has changed Cecilia Pokuaa’s life. For small-scale cocoa farmers in West Africa, weather, pests, and other unforeseen circumstances can have a profound effect on the viability of their crops – and on their livelihood. According to the World Cocoa Foundation, 80% […]

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