India: Barring Malnutrition
With traditional crops abandoned for lucrative cash crops, malnutrition rates can quickly rise.
The Real Groundbreakers: Irma from Guatemala
Irma, a young Q’eqchi woman and farmer from Guatemala, is working to reforest over 400 hectares of land damaged by climate change, illegal logging and fires.
The Real Groundbreakers: Claudine from Rwanda
Through the power of a women’s farming co-operative in Rwanda, Claudine is using new techniques and seeds for better cassava harvests.
The Real Groundbreakers: Rekha from India
More school children are eating well because of Rekha, a business innovator in India who through a women’s cooperative is making nutrition bars with local rice.
The Real Groundbreakers: Halimé Djimet, Chad
Halimé Djimet is leading a collective of women in Chad to produce and market their sesame seed oil successfully.
Recipes for Change: Sesame Fish with Sorrel Sauce
Traditional rainfall patterns are changing in Chad, making it increasingly difficult for the poorest populations who rely on small farming for subsistence, to successfully plant and harvest their crops.
India: Nutrition through innovation
An innovative solution is improving nutrition in rural areas of Madhya Pradesh, India, where 42% of children suffer from malnutrition.
Recipes for Change: Kak-Ik
In this episode of Recipes for Change, Italian Chef Rubio is in Guatemala to see how the Qeq'chi people are managing to conserve their traditional foods in the face of climate change.
Pakistan: Breaking the cycle of poverty
The poorest people in the world are trapped in what is called the 'cycle of poverty'. Their familiies are so poor that they cannot access the necessary resources to improve their lives.
Guatemala: Turning up the heat
Indigenous communities of Guatemala are feeling the effects of deforestation. Increased agriculture, illegal logging and fires have reduced forest cover, and rising temperatures and unpredictable bursts of rainfall that wash away the soil are making it difficult for farming communities to sustain themselves.