Impact

Entrepreneurs Create Positive Impact for Farmers

October 18, 2021

Bountifield shares Phase I results from the Mavuno Bora Program in Kenya with its 2nd white paper.

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Empowering Rural Women in Agriculture

October 15, 2021

Rural women play a significant role in agriculture and with improved access to resources, are key contributors to building more resilient food systems.

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Reducing Food Loss & Waste: An urgent call to action

October 1, 2021

The consequences of food loss and waste are severe. They are undermining the sustainability of our food system and are directly linked to climate change.

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Youth are the future of agriculture

August 12, 2021

On International Youth day, we recognize that the goals of our global society cannot be achieved without the meaningful participation of the young. In particular, youth will be critical for addressing hunger along with implementing climate-smart agriculture for the mitigation of climate change and reducing the carbon footprint that comes along with farming practices. This…

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FY 2020 Annual Report

June 7, 2021

Our Annual Report for fiscal year 2020 is now available! Learn more about our impact and program activities from July 2019 – June 2020.

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Women Entrepreneurs Leading Resilient Food Systems in Africa

March 8, 2021

While the coronavirus pandemic has been disruptive to the daily lives of everyone around the world, it also both highlights and exacerbates inequities of specific groups of people. One of these inequities is that of gender differences, particularly for those in rural areas. With more needs for caretaking of family during various stages of lockdown,…

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Making small-scale farmers a priority is a must

February 19, 2021

Our current food system struggles to adequately feed the global population, as evidenced by the 820 million people living with hunger. Not only do high rates of postharvest loss and consumer food waste persist, but agriculture is also a major contributor to climate change.

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Unlocking Access to Postharvest Technologies in Kenya

January 14, 2021

Bountifield International is pleased to share recent results from its project in Kenya, entitled Mavuno Bora, (Swahili for better harvest), funded by the van Lengerich family. Through this project, we have introduced an innovative business model to unlock access to a range of postharvest technologies, primarily for staple crops, and financing for African micro-, small-,…

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Aflatoxin: An Invisible Threat to Food Security in Rural Communities

June 4, 2020

June 7 is recognized by the United Nations as World Food Safety Day. To raise awareness of the importance of food safety, we asked our long-time volunteer and Advisory Board member, Don Jacobson, to help explain aflatoxins, the negative impacts, and how difficult it is for rural communities to combat the spread. Don is a…

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Tools Delivered in partnership with the African Institute of Corporate Citizenship in Malawi

May 27, 2020

Recently, we were able to deliver peanut processing tools in partnership with the African Institute of Corporate Citizenship in Malawi. This was part of AICC’s Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) project which will impact over 5000 women farmers across Malawi – increasing their ability to make income from growing nutritious peanuts by reducing the time needed…

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