Food Security

Aug 16, 2019 by Faye Yu

Male and Female He Created Them

“Why don’t they listen? If they planted this instead, they could sell it and make a profit. The farmers are planting the wrong thing!” “The seeds are spaced wrong; they are too close together.” “If they only mulched their field, there would not be so much evaporation.”

Jun 8, 2018 by Troy Sanon

Food Security Depends on Seed Security

HAITI - When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti in 2016, it devastated much of the country. In the southeastern town of Jacmel, crops were washed away, fruit trees were destroyed, and homes and farm buildings were demolished with everything in them, including stored food.

Feb 21, 2018 by Jonathan Self

Join Us in Ending Hunger - CFGB Sunday 2018

Canadian Foodgrains Bank Sunday is in less than two weeks!

Dec 7, 2017 by Juvêncio Mataria

New Variety of Cassava Captures Interest of Farmers in Mozambique

This year, World Renew and our local partner in Mozambique, the Diocese of Niassa, are bringing to a successful end a five-year sustainable livelihood program funded by Global Affairs Canada.

Sep 25, 2017 by Mark VanderWees

Victor's Soda Shop

(NICARAGUA) Entering Victor Solano’s house in rural Nicaragua, you might think you are walking into in a soda shop. Big plastic soda bottles of every brand — Coke, Pepsi, Sprite and several brands local to Nicaragua — line the exterior walls of his home.

Mar 14, 2016 by Bethany Cok

Agriculture Summit is at the Global Intersection of Faith, Farming, and Business

These are a few questions Randy Hedman was challenged to reflect on while attending the Global Agriculture Summit. More than 650 people gathered at Dordt College in northwestern Iowa for the summit on March 3 - 4, 2016, attending workshops and panels, hearing plenary speakers, and networking with others interested in the global intersection of faith, farming, and business.

Nov 24, 2015 by Vanessa Mathews Hana

World Renew Responding to El Niño Drought in Ethiopia

“The rain failure is now as bad as it was 32 years ago, echoing back to the 1983-1985 famine that led to over 400,000 deaths” explains Ken Kim, World Renew Director of Disaster Response and Rehabilitation, about the looming crisis in Ethiopia.

Apr 30, 2015 by Sadoc Aguilar Palma

Joy and Hope

(GUATEMALA) In 2012, the Christian Reformed Church in Pease, Minnesota, inquired about coming alongside World Renew Guatemala and one of its partner organizations, Vine and Branches. The resulting relationship was created with the shared objective of living out the Word of God through the Bible and collaborating actively in community transformation.

Oct 15, 2014 by Chris Enns

Growing Sunflowers Boosts Farmer Food Security

In Tanzania, two big problems that farmers face today are irregular rainfall and mono-cropping. In the past, there were two or more rainy seasons each year, March through May and October to December.

Jun 11, 2014 by Rients and Margaret Mazereeuw

Food for Work Blessings

Our work in Madagascar appears fruitful as we see the results of the World Renew Food-for-Work project taking shape. Cyclone Haruna’s strong winds and rain changed the land structure and many of the fields and canals were filled with silt, weeds, trees, and branches which needed to be removed. World Renew and CFGB provided every household with a spade, pitch fork, rake, shovel, sickle, as well as 1 wheelbarrow for 5 households to share.