Pond polyculture: Disrupting gender and cultural norms in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia

Ben Wismen -

Lulu and Muleya training providing training to women by her pond in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia. Photo by Kendra Byrd.

“I was called the white devil,” laments Lucinda ‘Lulu’ Middleton as we talked about her experience of working in the rural area of Luwingu in the Northern Province of Zambia. “For weeks, Muleya had to lead the conversation and discussions … Read the rest

Historical dietary shifts offer lessons for future transitions in food systems

Kate McMahon -

A woman cooks fresh nutritious fish for lunch in Boeing Kampen, Cambodia. Photo by Fani Llauradó.

While the movement to transform food systems is gaining momentum, the avenues for doing so remain poorly explored. The past has the potential to inform future actions and outcomes –researching historical large-scale dietary shifts can illuminate the pathways that facilitate … Read the rest