The piece you are looking at is taken by University of Tennessee faculty member David Ader during his 2018 trip to Guatemala. The photo shows Mayans working to plant tomatoes using conservation agricultural methods. UT works with rural communities in Guatemala to help address issues of poverty and food security. Ader is the Research Asst Professor and Assistant Director of the Smith International Center, whose purpose is to advance the international engagement of the UT Institute of Agriculture and to act globally in pursuit of sustainable solutions to our world’s agricultural, food, and natural resource challenges. This includes highlighting the importance of global engagement to our communities in Tennessee and around the world.