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UN World Food Programme in Ecuador: Strengthening Food Security through Ancestral Knowledge

Nick Sexton | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Nick Sexton

he United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Ecuador is using ancestral knowledge (conocimiento ancestral) to effectively reduce the impacts of climate change by helping Ecuadorian people to successfully adapt.

Modi Should Foster Innovation Climate to Transform India

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Technology
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

The election of Prime Minister Modi portends a new economic direction for the world's largest democracy and, hopefully, India will capitalize on this crucial opportunity with which it has been presented.

Why Your Positive Attitude Is Working Against You

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

You've heard it time and time again: have a positive mental attitude. No-one, and I mean no-one wants to hear your tales of woe. Right? Maybe.

It's OK: Let Elmo Be a Carrot Pusher

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

The Produce Marketing Association's growers, suppliers and retailers will be allowed for two years to use iconic characters such as Elmo and Big Bird in messaging and on produce sold in stores -- all without paying any licensing fees.

Paul Magliocchetti, Star Lobbyist, Closes Up Shop As Criminal Inquiry Heats Up

New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and CHARLIE SAVAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For most of the last three decades, the lobbyist Paul Magliocchetti might have been mistaken for an owner of the Alpine, a wood-paneled ...