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Once Upon a Village Value Chain in Africa

Michael Hoevel | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Michael Hoevel

Rural value chains in Africa are being touted as important potential drivers of early economic growth and employment, and there is a growing set of literature to validate this.

Is Popcorn The New Cupcakes?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.24.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Everyone was wondering what would come after cupcakes in the culinary saga of low-culture-meets-high-culture and kiddie-classics-go-ironic. Sugary cereals made a run for it, but popcorn might have the edge, if San Francisco chefs get their way.

Making Booze With The Amish

Zester Daily | Posted 10.16.2012 | Food
Zester Daily

It is this devotion to nostalgia and religious attachment to the past that I can't help but think about every time I work with my Amish friend Ervin, a farmer of sweet sorghum whose crop is produced exclusively for my newly minted liquor: Sorgrhum: America's First Sweet Sorghum Spirit.

Sudan Hunger Crisis: Emaciated Children, Families Struggling To Survive

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AKOBO, Sudan — Three-day-old Odong Obong lay in the hospital bed, his pencil-thin arms almost motionless and his shriveled, gaunt face resemblin...