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October 16, 2018

World Food Day: Creating A #ZeroHunger World

Today, October 16, is World Food Day and this year’s theme is “Our Actions are Our Future.” Our future depends on our ability to nourish the […]
October 2, 2018

High-Level Side Event on Breaking the Cycle Between Conflict and Hunger at the UN General Assembly

During the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Shumei International participated in a special high-level side event, Breaking the Cycle Between Conflict and Hunger, […]
April 24, 2018

International Day of Mother Earth at the UN

A Push for Sustainable Consumption and Production April 22 is known as Earth Day, but nine years ago the United Nations Generally Assembly designated this day […]
January 30, 2018

Supporting Harmony with Nature through Collaboration

The end of 2017 was a busy time for Shumei International – and a collaborative one. While Alice Cunningham, the executive director of International Affairs, participated […]
December 8, 2017

Recognizing Our Roots in the Earth

Soil is a finite natural resource. However, there is a global increase in soil degradation due to improper and unsustainable  agriculture and land management practices. That’s […]
November 15, 2017

Shumei International’s Alice Cunningham speaks about Natural Agriculture at the IFOAM Conference in India

From November 9th – 11th 2017, Alice Cunningham, Executive Director of International Affairs of Shumei International, participated in the 19th IFOAM Organic World Congress that took place […]
November 15, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: REGENERATIVE SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE GAIN MOMENTUM AT COP 23

REGENERATIVE SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE GAIN MOMENTUM AT COP 23 NGOs and Change Makers Host ‘Speed Up the Cool Down’ Event in Bonn   BONN, GERMANY, […]
October 16, 2017

Why the Recent Hurricanes Make This World Food Day’s Theme Even More Important

Each year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations observes World Food Day on October 16th to promote worldwide awareness about hunger and food […]
July 27, 2017

17 Tipping Points That Will Determine Our Future

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are a universal call to action to put an end to poverty, protect the future of our planet and ensure that […]
July 26, 2017

Calling for Transformative Change in Food Systems at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

This July, Shumei International was among more than 2400 civil society members and 70 government ministers gathered at the UN Headquarters in New York City for […]
May 25, 2017

Updates from The Gambia: Natural Agriculture Pilot Project

In 2015, Barbara Hachipuka Banda, the founder of the Natural Agriculture Development Program Zambia, was introduced to the Sandele Foundation in Kartong in the Gambia. The […]
May 18, 2017
May 22 is the start of Global Soil Week 2017, which will focus on the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the […]