Beyond “Slash and Burn”

Biochar—biomass burned without oxygen to form charcoal—has the potential to end the slash-and-burn cycle.

Two Maize Value Chains in Nicaragua

Infographic shows the relative profitability of selling dry maize vs. packaged fresh corncobs.

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish?

42% of the world’s poor now depend on degraded lands for food and income, yet little serious effort has been made to reverse land degradation.

China Comes Calling

This decade, the world’s fastest-growing economy has made a controversial mark on the world’s least-developed continent.

Biochar: How Does It Work?

Biochar—biomass mass burned without oxygen to form charcoal—has the potential to end the slash-and-burn cycle in Sub-Saharan Africa. Download infographic […]