Agriculture Can Save the World

Obama is not the only political figure who can use "Yes We Can." I'm currently sitting in the UN General Assembly at the Children and Youth Chair, listening to the Chair of the Commission on Sustainable ...

Requiem for a Generation

This was written by Imran Battla and I during the UN Commission on Sustainable Development in New York for the SustainUS Blog We just finished meeting with the head of the CSD-17 State Department Delegation ...

The Most Important Thing I’ve Ever Done

6/17 People always talk about “making a difference.” It’s a catchy phrase to use, “Make a difference, call your Senator” or “Make a difference, recycle your bottle.” Personally, I find it a ...

Orientated Towards Development

Today was our last day of orientation before we are picked up by our host families’ tomorrow morning. The week has gone by so fast; a blur of Kiswahili lessons, sustainable development talks, tons of food ...