Food and Water

The world needs to produce 50% more food than it is today to feed the nine billion people expected to inhabit the earth by 2050, according to the World Bank. Yet climate change and declining crop yields are confounding that effort. In this section you'll read how a combination of compassion and technology can help solve the food and water insecurity already plaguing regions around the world.

Producing More Food with Less: Investing in Resource-Efficient Technologies and Practices

Sat, 2016-03-19 11:18 -- Compassionate C...

Achieving the transition to "resource-smart" food systems will require better policy-making as well as a collaborative and proactive multi-stakeholder approach. Watch this UN video to see how resource-efficient technologies contribute to food security.

IBM Helps Birmingham Tackle its Food Deserts

Wed, 2016-03-09 12:04 -- Compassionate C...

As part of its Smarter Cities Challenge, IBM experts went to Birmingham, Alabama to help the city tackle its 'food desert' challenges and other issues, including economic development. Watch the video for information that could help your city make fresh fruits and vegetables more accessible to citizens.