Food systems are increasingly disrupted by climate disasters, while also being a major contributor to climate change. World leaders at COP28 are vowing to do something about it.
Shea is a key economic crop for poor women in the northern parts of Ghana.
AI is exciting and scary, but it’s also a very useful tool. Here’s how AI is helping farmers shore up their bottom lines, protect the environment and boost food security.
Canada is long-overdue for scientifically-driven, robust and transparent pesticide regulation. A newly created Science Advisory Committee aims to address this.
Digital twin technology is a huge boon for indoor farming and may hold the key to addressing rising global food scarcity.
Modern settlers to Palestine viewed the desert as something they needed to “make bloom.” But it already was, thanks to the long history of Palestinian agricultural systems.
Smallholder farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa. Deliberate steps are required to support them and boost agricultural output,
It’s still possible for Australia to cut emissions in line with holding climate change to 1.5°C. Here’s how.
Cranberries add color and acidity to Thanksgiving menus, but they also have many interesting botanical and genetic features.
Britain has lost large areas of semi-natural habitat since the 1930s.
Pretoria needs to pull off a balancing act in managing South Africa’s international relations to advance its economic interests.
Beyond ordinary consumption, new research finds uses for kola nut in areas like agriculture and health.
When the Rio Grande figures in US news reports, it’s usually in relation to stories about immigration, drug trafficking or trade. But the river is also an important water source – and it’s shrinking.
New and innovative thinking is needed to deal with the reality on the ground in South Africa.
Warm summers and wet winters lead to better wines, finds research.
A new study suggests a radical rejigging of where food is grown. But is such a world even possible?
Saltwater intrusion is bad for human health, ecosystems, crops and infrastructure. Here’s how seawater can move inland, and why climate change is making this phenomenon more frequent and severe.
Australia’s move towards net zero emissoions by 2020 is in danger of stalling. If it is not to fail, the nation urgently needs a government plan, aligned with industry and with public support.
By 2050, the chemicals which make craft beers ‘hoppy’ could decrease by a third.
Ghana and other west African cocoa growing countries must harness their combined bargaining strength to address the challenges plaguing cocoa farming.