Presentations at the 7th Annual Sociology of Development Conference

Stephanie Enloe, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Sidney Madsen and Noelle LaDue shared their work with SFHC this October at the 7th Annual Sociology of Development Conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During a section of the conference… Read More

Looking back on the Ecological Learning Collaboratory

New from the Cornell Chronicle, a story about the Ecological Learning Collaboratory we discussed in our previous post. Read the Chronicle article here! The article does a wonderful job providing additional details on the workshop, its goals, and its future…. Read More

SFHC and the Ecological Learning Collaboratory

Supported by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, the Ecological Learning Collaboratory (ELC) launched last week at Cornell University. The ELC was born out of several international organizations’ shared interest in supporting healthy communities, food sovereignty, fair… Read More

New Publication from SFHC Team Members

SFHC affiliates and team members (Rachel Bezner Kerr, Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, Laifolo Dakishoni, Esther Lupafya, Lizzie Shumba, Isaac Luginaah and Sieglinde S. Snapp) have just released a new paper on the political ecology of climate change in Renewable Agriculture… Read More

Progress at the Farmer Research and Training Center

We are pleased to announce some exciting new developments at the SFHC Farmer Research and Training Center! A new pig and poultry enclosure, pictured above, was made possible through funding received from Friends of SFHC. We extend our… Read More

Our “Farming for Change” Curriculum is Now Available

We are pleased to announce that our participatory, integrated curriculum is now available for download for non-profit use! “Farming for Change: A Participatory Teaching Guide on Agroecology, Climate Change, Nutrition and Social Equity” is a training manual written by… Read More

Building the SFHC Farmer Research and Training Center

As we’ve announced on our projects page, SFHC is currently taking an important step to expand its work in Malawi–and connect with students, researchers, and collaborators around the world. The SFHC Farmer Research and Training Center, when complete,… Read More

SFHC in the USA, Filming with Raj Patel

SFHC team members Esther Lupafya and Anita Chitaya have arrived in the United States, marking the beginning of a month-long journey across the nation. Working with Raj Patel and Generation Food, they will make stops to share their… Read More

SFHC Ecological Garden is taking shape

SFHC members spent the day planting legumes, fruit trees and other crops in the new SFHC Centre garden today. They are building a living fence to keep out livestock and are building contour ridges to reduce soil erosion…. Read More

Seed Sovereignty and Climate Adaptation in Malawi

Timothy Wise, Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University, recently visited the MAFFA project site in Lobi. After his visit, Wise published an article with Food Tank highlighting… Read More