Articles & Blogs


November 11, 2019

Gandhian Earth Ethics and Natural Agriculture at the 2019 Bhoomi Festival in New Delhi, India

On October 1, Shumei International participated in the annual Bhoomi Festival organized by Navdanya at the India International Center in New Delhi. Shumei sent a delegation […]
October 18, 2019

World Food Day – How Healthy Diets connect to Health Soil?

On October 16th, the world celebrated World Food Day with the theme being “Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World.” This year, UNICEF released the report, “The […]
July 9, 2019

Preparing for the Last Ten Years of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

From 9-18 July, government officials, private sector leadership and civil society members will descend upon the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the 2019 […]
June 17, 2019

Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2019

On June 18 this year, the United Nations will observe Sustainable Gastronomy Day, a reminder that the food choices we make directly impact the health of […]
June 10, 2019

First Celebration of World Food Safety Day

On June 7th the United Nations celebrated the first World Food Safety Day. Food safety has become a growing threat to human health and development with […]
June 6, 2019

World Environment Day 2019: #BeatAirPollution through Sustainable Agriculture

This year World Environment Day 2019 was dedicated to tackling air pollution.  The theme recognized that nine out of ten people are affected by polluted air […]
May 28, 2019

Global Soil Week 2019: Creating A More Sustainable Ecosystem

The 2019 Global Soil Week (GSW) conference taking place May 26-30 in Nairobi, Kenya will explore the increasing need for inclusive investments in sustainable land management […]
May 22, 2019

Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health: International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

This year, the world is celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22 with the theme Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health. According to […]
April 22, 2019

Earth Day 2019: Why We Should Protect Insects Too

This year, the world is celebrating Earth Day on April 22 with the theme Protect Our Species. There are millions of species, and many left to […]
February 8, 2019

Bringing the Voices of Zambian Women to the 2019 Oxford Real Farming Conference

On January 3-4, 2019, Shumei attended the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) in England. The Oxford Real Farming Conference brought together more than 950 attendees, including […]
January 2, 2019

Continuous Cropping at the Natural Agriculture Farm in Yatesbury, UK

Just outside of Bristol, there is a 5-acre Shumei Natural Agriculture Farm in Yatesbury. The Farm has organic certification with the Soil Association, but there are […]
December 19, 2018

Shumei International COP 24 Side Event: Speed Up the Cool Down

On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, Shumei International co-hosted an official side event, Speed Up the Cool Down: Scaling Up Regenerative Solutions to Climate Change, at the […]