Archive for b. Zero hunger

Eco-rice festival celebrated in alfresco ambiance

Tarumitra students celebrate the Solar feast of Makar Sankranti  as Chura Dahi parv, essentially as a festival of the Sun by reverentially consuming rice, curd and sesame seeds. Traditionally people all over the state organize a repast made of flattened rice, sesame seeds and freshly made curd for the occasion.

Campus Garden Promotes Sustainable Food Practices

SPOKANE, Wash. — Students in Gonzaga University’s Collegiate DECA Club kicked off the growing season recently in the GU Campus Garden, planting a variety of vegetables and learning to grow food using sustainable practices. Through their efforts, students learn the empowering nature of taking food security into their own hands.

Nitlapan forma parte de plataforma mundial sobre agricultura familiar

Conectar actores claves de la agricultura familiar como organizaciones de agricultores, universidades, organizaciones no gubernamentales, agencias de desarrollo, instituciones estatales, así como Institutos de Investigación y desarrollo como Nitlapan de la Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), es el objetivo de la nueva Plataforma de Conocimientos sobre Agricultura Familiar (PCAF) que lanzó su red mundial en días pasados.

How the world’s newest Jesuit university is promoting sustainable agriculture

DRC’s abundant natural resources are not only to be found underground. Any new visitor to the country cannot fail to appreciate the land’s rich vegetation and fertile farmland. And yet despite its excellent soil and climatic conditions, DRC needs to import much of its food from neighbouring countries. The agricultural sector is perhaps another victim of the mineral resource curse.

Camponeses realizam práticas agroecológicas em Encruzilhada

No dia 20 de maio, foi realizado o primeiro dia de campo da equipe de ATER (Assistência Técnica de Extensão Rural) junto a Associação de Água Preta no município de Encruzilhada na Bahia. A atividade contou com a presença de camponeses e camponesas da região, que discutiram as mudanças em suas vidas a partir da agroecologia.

San Isidro 2019 Huertos ecológicos

Una fiesta tradicional ya en INEA en honor al legado de san Isidro. Un santo del siglo XI, patrón de los agricultores, que transmite al hombre y a la mujer de hoy un mensaje que va más allá de las labores del campo. El obispo auxiliar de Valladolid, Luis Argüello, que ha presidido la misa en INEA en honor al santo, resumió su legado en el cuidado del trabajo en toda su dimensión.