Elizabeth Feldeverd, a student from Cornell University, provided research support for System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for the FAO office in Cuba. When I accepted my internship with the Food and Agriculture Organization in Cuba at the end of March, I had inadvertently signed up for a lesson in patience as well. The plan was [...]
Sidney Madsen, a student from Cornell University, provided research support for Conservation Agriculture for the FAO office in Cuba. This summer I had the privilege to work as one of the first two American interns in Cuba since the Revolution. My gateway into this experience was through the FAO office in Cuba, which worked tirelessly [...]
By Stephanie Gandy, graduate student at Auburn University The 2014 Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) Summit is an event where participants gather to share best practices and inspiration, in addition to listening to world-renowned keynote speakers. It is going to be an incredible time and YOU should be there! Why? Because the Summit gives you [...]
Last December, Oxfam published 23 essays from expert contributors each day for two weeks in an online discussion blog. Just recently, Oxfam compiled these essays into one final report. The organization found that while experts hotly debated on some issues, they also resoundingly agreed on others.