Millions of sacks of beans for export have been stuck in warehouses during the crisis.
Duckweed is the perfect space food: small, fast-growing and nutritious. By studying how light levels changed the production of radiation-fighting antioxidants, researchers made it even better.
The steep decline in biodiversity is worrying, especially as wild species are important for pollination and pest control.
Climate shocks and changing weather mean that farmers' incomes are
It's painfully clear nature is buckling under the weight of farming's demands. There's another way – but it involves accepting nature's limits.
Farmer interviews offer a rich and detailed perspective on extreme weather and climate change.
Public money for public goods sounds great, but the reality could look very different.
Illegal hunters are damaging farm property, shooting at buildings and killing livestock. So why do farm trespass laws target animal activists?
A consistent, predictable and friendly policy environment can attract private sector investments in agriculture to drive transformation.
Black farmers own far less land than they did in 1910 and the racial gap in homeownership is at the highest level for 50 years.
We are too reliant on supermarkets and industrial agriculture.
When South Africa eventually emerges from the fog of the COVID-19 crisis, structural reform, including land reform, will be high on the political agenda as never before.
A decade of no grazing has demonstrated positive effects on the richness of bird species.
As the world's population grows, agriculture and related industries will grow in size and importance in Canada. Smart investors should bet on Canadian farmland.
Policies should protect arable land from urban encroachment and make peri-urban households less vulnerable.
Animal suffering not only harms other species, it endangers our own. Here's how we can do better.
Despite their popularity, there are reasons to doubt whether "home gardens" provide a sustainable and cost-effective way of addressing hidden hunger.
The demands of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic will make it increasingly difficult for migrant agricultural workers to meet their basic needs.
We need to challenge the simplistic assumptions that AI will automatically improve the world.
And why development funders should listen to smallholder farmers