Climate change and the current El Niño have left Africans more vulnerable than ever to hunger.
Economic growth alone won't end hunger. Good policies and programmes are needed, too. Scientists and researchers have a role to play in these initiatives.
Some farmers are suspicious of technological innovation. But technology can really help them.
It's been proved that prizes can boost cultural innovation. The same is certainly true for innovation in agriculture – which Africa desperately needs.
Food is being deconstructed, politicised, scrutinised and replaced altogether.
When did food become such a big deal to academics, politicians and pop culture alike? From paleo evangelicals to taxes on sugar, everyone's got an opinion about what's on your fork.
Tanna Island locals replanting crops, only days after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu.
Food has been scarce for many rural people in Vanuatu since Cyclone Pam -- but overall, they now have greater security of food supply than they did in the past.
The energy and food intake needs of white sharks are much higher than previously thought. White sharks were previously believed…