June 20, 2023
Many Batwa youth couldn't access their ancestral forest foods until DIG started working with the elders to grow them in their gardens. Today people are coming from all over the area to try these nutritious fruits and vegetables and learn how to grow them right outside their doors.
July 19, 2022
Within the broader field of development, DIG is well positioned to effectively reach some of the world's most uniquely vulnerable and overlooked communities. Through our adaptive program, which is rooted in agroecology, and based on the belief that food and how it's cultivated can have a transformative impact on the world, DIG is ensuring communities are better nourished for generations to come.
July 8, 2022
What if we treated food as a human right instead of a product of the market? This 2 min short shares the commitment DIG holds to practicing community centered design and implementing climate-smart agroecology to address some of the world's biggest challenges.
November 2, 2021
When the pandemic shut down markets and restaurants, DIG farmers like Fernard and Cecile were prepared to fill in the gaps. Their gardens were no longer just reliable sources of food for their families, they became a critical resource for their entire community.
November 2, 2021
DIG's journey with the Batwa is only beginning. We have so much still to learn from this remarkable community. Together, we are embarking on a discovery project to identify and cultivate the Batwa's indigenous forest fruits and vegetables in their gardens.
November 1, 2021
The work of local seed savers is critical not only for their own household benefit but also for the benefit of their broader communities and the long-term survival of their local plants. These women, all DIG graduates, have become known as expert seed-savers are are a critical link in ensuring their food systems remain resilient and biodiverse.
October 15, 2021
Watch Anne Byrn prepare an easy skillet carrot cake she created for DIG's 2021 Cocktails & Castoffs AT HOME DIG event!
November 2, 2020
DIGs adaptive programs meet farmers where they are. Listen to Rose Odoyo's story of how DIG helped her develop an organic vegetable business that would not only provide her with a steady income, but would enable her to feed her family and the broader community.