Japan – Using fermented brown rice could provide 10% more quantity of rice translating in 300 millions more tons of rice. This could feed 287 millions more people!
Growing Solutions – Grains
South Africa – The idea of the Q Drum originated in response to the needs of rural people in Southern Africa who struggle conveying adequate quantities of potable water from a reliable source. A task generally bestowed on the women and children of each community
United States – Tiny houses here, tiny houses there! Many news around the world about tiny houses. I can stop my mind to ask this question: is it just something “à la mode” or is it more than just a trend? This post will gives you real hard numbers to help decide by yourself if tiny houses are here to stay or not!
Philippines – In many homes, it’s mostly dark during the day, except for a small ray of sunlight that enters through an open front door. Electricity, if available, is expensive. Few can even afford it and when they can, it is too often at the expense of food. Now everybody can get solar light during the day..for free!
Peru – This greenhouse design solutinon was first published in the nineties. Really this is not the super duper solution one could expect. Nevertheless, it is more than ever a clever simple greenhouse design. It is a cheap to build and can be use in very harsh climate all around the globe!
United States – Ever heard the word gullies? In my case never! Here just in case: gullies are are just little channels cut in the earth by running water after a prolonged downpour. They cause erosion, a lot of it! The good news is that it can be fix with very very simple solutions. Here are a few of them!