Parts of Ethiopia will likely be hotter, drier, and more water stressed - with consequences for human and economic development.
It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon – but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems.
There are plenty of barriers, but if we really want to we can feed the world on plant protein (largely from legumes).
A new report calls land key to solving climate change. The good news is that there are strategies for reducing carbon emissions from land use that can also produce economic and social benefits.
The world needs to move towards sustainable agriculture – but what is that, exactly? Australia urgently needs coherent policy.
A new IPCC report has called for radical changes in food production to avoid catastrophic climate change. Rice-fish farming and mixed crops could help.
Good news – underground aquifers could be a reliable source of drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa even as the climate warms.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Millions of Americans rely on groundwater for their lives and livelihoods, but regulation is piecemeal. A new study maps groundwater wells nationwide and finds that they are drilling steadily deeper.
There’s a perception among young South Africans that farm jobs are back-breaking and financially unappealing.
The new legislation will give harsher punishment to people who incite others to trespass on farms.
Understanding the political economy around maize production puts into context debates on key interventions in the value chain.
South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.
Agriculture appears to carry a stronger set of negative stigmas than other careers, but this is only half the story.
Scientists are predicting major algae blooms in Lake Erie and large dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico this summer. Nutrient pollution from industrial corn farming is a major driver.
Western states adopted a 7-year plan in May 2019 to manage low water levels in the Colorado River. Now they need to look farther ahead and accept that there will be less water far into the future.
As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.
Three scholars argue that agriculture is failing to sustain either the land or American farmers. They propose a modern version of the New Deal that centers on ecology and economic fairness.
The abandonment of crops and pastures allows the natural regeneration of bushes and forests and the recolonization of fauna.
When the policies and programmes developed in Belo Horizonte were rolled out nationally, Brazil experienced a notable decline in hunger.