After South Africa's first democratic election in 1994, the previously oppressed and dispossessed black majority hoped for constitutional restitution of their land. This has largely failed.
The peach looms large in Georgia history and lore. Today the Georgia peach crop is dwindling, but its history remains deeply entwined with Southern history, politics and culture.
Australia feeds tens of millions, at home and abroad. But if our population doubles by 2061, as some projections suggest, we'll need some smart strategies to keep those people fed.
There are rising concerns that rapid deforestation across the Amazon and Southeast Asia could spread to Africa. The continent hasn’t yet seen vast agricultural expansion but it could be on the way.
Forests and savannas are expected to be strongly affected in the coming decades by changing rainfall patterns. But land use will also have a major impact.
Information to weather changes is often unavailable to Africa's farmers and even if it does exist, the quality is poor or inaccessible to those who need it most.
Has South Africa's constitutional project failed? Is the country's constitution an obstacle to meaningful redistribution and land reform?
Subsidies aren't working but there are other options.
The global food system has been operating in post-truth mode for decades.
Millions of Americans believe brown cows produce chocolate milk? The way the media reported this factoid raises questions about science literacy – but different ones than you may think.
Demonstration farms are a key way in which new knowledge can be transferred to farmers around the world.
Diversity, resilience, resistance to disease: seeds must be preserved to ensure we can feed our world in the future.
The minimum wage is rising in many parts of Canada, but it masks the impact of seismic changes to the agriculture, food and retail industries brought about by new technologies.
Governments on the African continent must increase their investment in research and development so that science can yield self-sufficiency.
Human alteration of the natural environment will make malaria increasingly difficult to control in the years to come.
Generally conflicts are not caused by climate change. But it can lead to complex security risks.
Agriculture and the pulp and paper industries, forestry and mining also contribute.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) roadmap towards greater regional trade integration and development is a good start but lacks detail.
Climate change, rising food demand and globalization are putting pressure on world food production. New research explores the risk of failures in several of the world's breadbasket regions at once.
Uganda needs to boost manufacturing and exports to realise the ambitions listed in its social and economic development plan.