Keeping Up With Nourishing the Planet

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Senior Researcher and Nourishing the Planet co-Project Director, Danielle Nierenberg spoke at the European Commission's Green Week in Brussels last week. (Photo credit: Bernard Pollack)

Almost a year into the Nourishing the Planet project, Senior Researcher, Danielle Nierenberg, has traveled to over 17 countries and visited 130 projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

She is highlighting stories of hope and success in environmentally sustainable food production—including Developing Innovations in School Cultivation (Project DISC), an organization that teaches children how to cook and grow indigenous vegetables outside of Kampala, Uganda; The African LIFE Network, a pastoralist group in Samburu, Kenya that is finding ways to adapt to climate change; and Ecumenical Association for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (ECASARD), an organization that promotes environmentally sustainable, affordable and socially just innovations to reduce poverty and increase food production in Accra, Ghana— and has put together a number of great resources to share with you!

For more on the current state of global hunger and poverty, and the goals of the Nourishing the Planet project, download our updated Nourishing the Planet project powerpoint presentation on the Worldwatch Institute website.  Now with audio narration by Danielle Nierenberg, it also includes some successful and environmentally sustainable agriculture innovations which will be featured in State of the World 2011: Nourishing the Planet.

Check out the powerpoint presentation and video highlights from Danielle’s talk on sustainable meat production and consumption at the European Commission’s Green Week in Brussels last week.

Share your knowledge and experience with the Nourishing the Planet team by filling out our online agriculture innovations survey, available in French and English.

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