The Impact of Food Waste & How To Reduce It

As the world’s population grows, so does the amount of food waste. What was once a minor issue has now become a major global concern. In order to combat this problem, we must first understand it. What is food waste? How does it impact our environment? And most...
What is Food Insecurity?

What is Food Insecurity?

Most of us know that cooking chicken breast and fresh broccoli for dinner is far healthier than adding hot water to a cup of instant soup. For most of us, healthy eating comes down to making the right choices. But what if you didn’t have a choice? What is food...
3 Simple Ways You Can Help Protect Our Oceans

3 Simple Ways You Can Help Protect Our Oceans

There are plenty of simple ways you can contribute to protecting the ocean that don’t require much time or effort. Some are ongoing lifestyle changes you can make that will, over time, have a positive impact on ocean environments; while others are one-time actions you...
How Mangrove Forests Are Sustaining Our Climate

How Mangrove Forests Are Sustaining Our Climate

Mangroves forests have evolved to thrive in flooded coastal areas; several species have adapted to freshwater to brackish to saline water conditions over hundreds of years. Though these conditions would make life impossible for many other plants in Baja’s coastal...
5 Ways to Help Break the Cycle of Poverty in Mexico

5 Ways to Help Break the Cycle of Poverty in Mexico

Breaking the cycle of poverty is at the core of ICF’s mission. Across all of the geographical contexts where we work, factors such as food insecurity, shrinking education budgets, corruption, and lack of access to basic resources such as water, electricity or health...