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 […]
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
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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
In Sambouya, land is being cleared for a vegetable garden, which will support about 50 women farmers.

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 […]
April 21, 2017

Earth Day: Re-thinking Our Relationship with Nature

April 22 is Earth Day! The theme of this 2017 Earth Day is Environmental and Climate Literacy. Education and awareness are critical to advancing the way the […]
February 13, 2017

Huffington Post: What We Can Learn from the California Drought

The piece below is an excerpt from an article originally published by Alice Cunningham of Shumei International on The Huffington Post. Read the full text here. […]
December 22, 2016

Shumei International Participates in United Nations Climate Change and Biodiversity Conferences

Shumei International is ending 2016 having participated in both the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 22) in Marrakech and the Conference of the Parties on […]
December 5, 2016

Celebrating World Soil Day 12/5 – A Look at Marrakech COP 22

Re-framing Food and Agriculture: From Degeneration to Regeneration On Friday, 18 November 2016, the event “Re-framing Food and Agriculture: From Degeneration to Regeneration” took place at […]
October 20, 2016

Visions of the Living Soil

Published in spring of 2016, Visions of the Living Soil will explore the current state of soil on our planet and its intrinsic link to some of the most critical environmental […]
October 20, 2016

Visions of the Living Seed

  Visions of the Living Seed, a newly released collection of compelling photographs and inspiring contributions, explores the vital importance of seed as the source of life on our […]
October 16, 2016

World Food Day 2016

October 16th is World Food Day – “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” This year’s theme highlights the impact of climate change on food […]
September 17, 2016

UN Celebrates International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, 16 September

The United Nations celebrates the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on 16 September. The ozone layer protects the Earth from the harmful […]
September 14, 2016

Recognizing The Value Of Food To Stop Waste by Alice Cunningham

Read on Huffington Post here, or below. From watermelon and berries to sun-ripened tomatoes and peaches, summer is when we most enjoy local fruits and vegetables, […]
August 16, 2016

Natural Agriculture Takes Root in Italy as a Way of Life 

In Italy, the land where the slow food movement began, there is a growing number of organic and conventional farmers who are converting to a natural […]
July 15, 2016

World Population Day Through the Lens of Food

Feeding the World’s Population According to World O Meters, a website that monitors population growth by day, there are more than 7.4 billion people on Earth […]
July 8, 2016

Remembering The Seeds Of Freedom by Alice Cunningham

Alice Cunningham is the executive director of international affairs for Shumei International. Read the full article on Huffington Post. In America’s early days, the nation’s founders […]
June 17, 2016

International Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Today (6/17/2016), on the international Day to Combat Desertification, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared, nearly 800 million people are chronically undernourished as a direct consequence […]
May 20, 2016

True Cost of American Food Conference

True Cost of American Food Conference 14-17 April 2016 San Francisco, California   Last month, Shumei participated in the first-ever conference on the “True Cost of […]
April 9, 2016

66th UN DPI Conference / 5.30.2016 – 6.1.2016

GYEONGJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA 30 May – 1 June 2016 The 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/ Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference will be held […]