Food

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Innovative Apps & Tech Tools Are Supporting Farmers Across Africa

From renting tractors to monitoring crops by satellite, a slew of agri-tech innovations have emerged over the last decade to serve Africa's long-neglected small-scale farmers.
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How We Can All Help End World Hunger

Over 800 million people around the world suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. While we’ve made progress, there’s still so much we can all do to help end world hunger.
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Tilling North St. Louis, Planting for a Healthier Future

Large swaths of St. Louis are without easy access to fresh food and nutritious produce. These “food deserts,” are most often in low-income communities. Organizers, farmers, and nonprofits are using a variety of creative methods to ensure people have access to the food they need
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This App is Fighting Food Insecurity in the U.S.

Food banks and nonprofits do an amazing job helping people who live with food insecurity. But the stigma around asking for help causes some people to go without. Using mobile technology and existing food sector systems, this startup is connecting hungry people with sources of help.
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This Experiential Learning Farm Helps Youth Build a Better World

At Freetown Farm, members of the community can learn the names of medicinal herbs and harvest vegetables, all while developing a deeper relationship to the land and local community.
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These Two Young Entrepreneurs Are Combating Food Waste With Delicious Vegan Cookies

Reyanne Mustafa and Kristian Krugman were working as servers when they noticed how much food restaurants throw away at the end of the day.
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Meet the World's First Carbon-Neutral Soccer Club

FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, recently recognized the Forest Green Rovers as the greenest soccer club in the world. The United Nations has certified the FGR as the world’s first carbon-neutral football club. It is also the first and only vegan pro soccer club on the planet.
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This UK Soccer Club is Trialing Edible Coffee Cups

Next year, we are being promised the world’s first carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup. Pulling this off will be no mean feat – from construction to travel and accommodation, Qatar 2022 is expected to produce up to 3.6 million tons of CO2.
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Waste to Watts: India is Generating Green Energy From Food Leftovers

Using biogas digesters to turn organic waste into electricity, communities are slashing their power bills as they cut climate-changing emissions.
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Ashton Kutcher's Technology-Led Organization Is Making Strides to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore knew that technology was playing a role in the problem but wasn’t yet part of the solution. They pioneered a technology-led approach, called Thorn, to end online child sexual abuse by identifying victims.
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