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March 26, 2021

Why Sustainable Agriculture Matters for World Water Day

Why Sustainable Agriculture Matters for World Water Day March 22nd was the United Nations annual observance of World Water Day. This year’s theme is “valuing water”, […]
March 19, 2021

Celebrating International Day of Happiness in 2021

On March 20th United Nations community celebrates the International Day of Happiness. The resolution for this day was initiated by Bhutan, the member state known for […]
March 15, 2021

Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women Farmers Across the World

This March, Shumei International is honored to celebrate Women’s History Month, a global month which honors the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Women […]
January 28, 2021

Shumei Natural Agriculture Farmers in Japan Presents at the First Global Oxford Real Farming Conference

Earlier this month, Shumei International participated in the annual Oxford Real Farming Conference(ORFC), which took place from January 7th to 21st, 2021. This year, the event […]
January 27, 2021

2021 Oxford Real Farming Conference

Shumei International participated in the 2021 Oxford Real Farming Conference with a session on Natural Agriculture in Japan and the Shumei Taiko Ensemble offered a powerful […]
December 21, 2020

A Year in Review: 2020 Human Health and the Health of the Planet

This past year has been an unprecedented one for everyone, including Mother Nature.  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought tremendous loss, grief and destruction on a collective […]
December 1, 2020

World Soil Day 2020

On December 5th, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will be celebrating World Soil Day. This year’s theme is, “Keep soil alive, […]
October 16, 2020

World Food Day: Grow, Nourish Sustain. Together

This October 16th, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is celebrating World Food Day, with this year’s theme being Grow, Nourish, Sustain. […]
October 7, 2020

Shumei Attends the First Ever United Nations Summit on Biodiversity, and Additional High – Level Events

Shumei International attended the inaugural United Nations Summit on Biodiversity which took place last week from September 30th – October 1st during the first two days […]
August 10, 2020

International Youth Day 2020: Amplifying Youth Voices to Achieve the SDGs

August 12, 2020 marks the United Nations’ annual celebration of International Youth Day. The theme for 2020 is “Youth Engagement for Global Action”, which encourages the […]
July 23, 2020

COVID-19 Creates Opportunity for Transformation toward Harmony with Nature at the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020

Shumei International recently attended the first-ever United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, which took place from 7 to 16 July. Due to the global […]
June 18, 2020

Paying Tribute to Local Farmers for Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2020

This Thursday, June 18th, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the UN will be observing Sustainable […]