It's been proved that prizes can boost cultural innovation. The same is certainly true for innovation in agriculture – which Africa desperately needs.
Pulses -- or grain legumes -- are indigenous foods that can play a massive role in tackling food security on the African continent.
We only have enough food stocks to last 3-5 days, and Brexit has suddenly made things seem worryingly fragile.
There are a number of efforts on the African continent aimed at helping people overcome food insecurity. Even though some progress has been made, the situation remains bleak.
Satellite rainfall data can be used to predict harsh climate events – and to identify food-insecure populations before disaster strikes.
Ensuring the next 10 billion people are fed fairly will require a radical restructuring of global agri-tech.
People living in rural parts of South Africa lack diversity in their eating because a starch based diet is perceived as cheaper and is very common.
Escalating clashes between herders and farmers in Nigeria threaten the country's national and food security. A response based on innovation, sustainability and political will is urgently needed.
It's important to question whether the promotion of urban agriculture can actually help people, or whether other solutions should be explored.
Does making healthy food accessible actually affect what people purchase and what they eat? The answer is a little more complicated than you might think.
Scenarios on global trends over the next 20 years point to some serious challenges for Africa. Whatever actually happens, it's important for the continent to put in place mitigation strategies.
In Cape Town's Cape Flats, female urban farmers are vital for food security and strengthening social capital.
About one in seven Americans report going hungry at some point during the year, a fact apparently far from the minds of the presidential candidates.
Food insecurity is not only a cause of bad food choices, it is a result of the economics and geographies of the food system.
Australians eat a lot of water. Nearly 500 L is required to produce the food each of us eats every day.
Australians may need to get used to coping with more disruptions to their food supply and rising food prices in a warming climate.
Africa’s soil crisis calls for quick and creative action. This includes deepening farmers' knowledge about soil microbes.
We have all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
Meat has health benefits. And good quality meat could also be the solution to the food insecurity problems that plague two-thirds of households in the developing world.
Melbourne's farms currently supply over 40% of the city's food. But a growing population and urban sprawl mean by 2050 they'll supply half as much.