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Don't Forget Family Farmers in the Battle Against Climate Change at COP 20

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Farmers, in addition to producing calories, also preserve biodiversity around the world. Delegates need to recognize that farmers are not just food producers -- but entrepreneurs, teachers and stewards of the land who are on the front lines in the battle against climate change.

101 Hopeful Food Facts

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.

A "Revolution of Greens" Needed to Curb Food Price Crisis

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Diversifying food production to include local and indigenous vegetables can help communities boost their self-sufficiency and protect vulnerable populations from price shocks.