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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 5, 2019

Returning to Natural Agricultural Practices to Combat Soil Erosion

December 5, 2019 marks the United Nations’ observance of World Soil Day. The theme for this year is: “Stop Soil Erosion, Save Our Future.” According to […]
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. […]