Tag: agriculture

Jackie Halliday

Managing Water for Food Security

January 11, 2016

About this Webinar: Today, nearly a billion people in the world are food-insecure — without access to enough nutritious...

Rob Goodier

E4C Visualized | Start your engines

April 20, 2015

How the world’s farmers do their work varies about as much as the types of crops and the countries...

Rob Goodier

Agricultural Devices: Designing for Adoption and Success

June 6, 2014

About this webinar:  Prototyping is a necessary but often difficult hurdle in product development. This is especially pronounced in...

Rob Goodier

‘The Spark’ Documentary Celebrates Two Visionary American Farmers

July 7, 2013

On an 18-month journey across the United States, the film producer Ian Midgley met two of America’s most unusual...

Rob Goodier

E4C Visualized: How to boost global food production

March 3, 2013

How can the world increase global food production to meet the demand of our growing population? The UN says we...

John Kosowatz

A new mechanical grinder processes baobab fruit in Benin

July 24, 2012

In Benin and elsewhere in Africa, rural villagers depend on the fruit of the giant baobab tree as a...

Rob Goodier

What’s wrong with our food system?

July 22, 2012

Here’s a fact that may surprise you: As many as 80 percent of the people who don’t have enough to eat work directly...

Rob Goodier

Promising new tech for developing countries at the National Design Expo

April 25, 2012

A wetlands in a hair salon, a solar water purifier in a backpack and worm bins for trash clean-up...

Rob Goodier

How to Build a Vertical Aquaponic System

March 14, 2012

You can turn a small yard, a corner in a community garden or an unused space in your home...

Rob Goodier

A modular irrigation pump that grows with the farm

March 3, 2012

An experimental water pump starts small and builds up with modular upgrades. The base product is a single-cylinder hand...


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