INMED a Finalist for International Sustainability Prize

STERLING, VA (October 14, 2019): INMED Partnerships for Children has been selected as one of three finalists in the food category for the prestigious Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 for its international aquaponics program. This annual international prize rewards the achievements of those who are driving impactful, innovative, and inspiring sustainability solutions to address pressing international development challenges.

The food security challenge INMED addresses through aquaponics lies at the very heart of the organization’s mission to build pathways for vulnerable children, families, and communities to achieve well-being and self-reliance. “The stress of living in poverty and struggling daily to obtain enough food means that children in the low-resource communities INMED serves often do not get the nutrients they need to feed their growing bodies and brains, leading to high rates of malnutrition, developmental stunting and preventable disease,” notes INMED Founder and CEO Dr.… Read the rest...

Community Aquaponic Systems in Jamaica

Our team at INMED Caribbean is hard at work installing the first two of five community aquaponics systems in Clarendon, Jamaica. INMED is partnering with the national Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation to strengthen food security and economic development in this region hard hit by climate-change events, including floods, landslides, droughts and wildfires. https://inmedcaribbean.org.… Read the rest...

Spore Magazine features INMED

If you care about the future of agriculture, be sure to read this thorough and insightful article in Spore Magazine on innovative financial approaches to helping smallholder producers increase their climate-change resilience. Writer Helen Castell features INMED’s Increasing Access to Climate-Smart Agriculture program in Jamaica as an example of a blended financing and risk-sharing approach that’s helping smallholder farmers and emerging entrepreneurs launch aquaponics enterprises for income generation, food security and climate-change adaptation. Click here to read the story.

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