As African economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, governments should explore technologies like global positioning systems and blockchain for use in the registration of land rights.
Could bioengineered potatoes play a crucial role in food security?
Healthy soils are vital for food, biodiversity, and a healthy planet, but this below-ground world is often overlooked. The launch of the State of Knowledge of Soil Biodiversity Report highlights this.
Alternative farming models, like wood pasture grazing, would allow the UK government to maintain food production while regenerating ecosystems.
Humans have caused ecosystems to collapse on purpose for millennia, to grow food or build settlements. But unplanned collapses are a different matter.
For centuries Native Americans intercropped corn, beans and squash because the plants thrived together. A new initiative is measuring health and social benefits from reuniting the "three sisters."
Most of the wastewater produced worldwide receives no treatment and the nutrients in wastewater go to waste. Here's how households can draw these nutrients from urine and use them as fertilisers.
Oilseeds in local diets could be the answer to poverty in Ghana's savanna region.
Food security in Tigray was becoming critical even before the current armed conflict.
The best option to manage desert locusts is to manage them at their breeding sites with sustainable options, such as biopesticides.
Buffel grass causes just as much damage to native wildlife as feral cats. But with the right control measures, biodiversity can bounce back.
How Indigenous communities and a Timor-Leste NGO are reviving food sovereignty in one of Asia's poorest countries.
There have been several severe fires on Kilimanjaro over the last few decades that have dramatically changed land cover.
An invisible crisis is brewing in US farm country as the overpumped Ogallala-High Plains Aquifer drains. The key drivers are federal farm subsidies and the tax code.
If rolled out worldwide, our method could replace a quarter of all the synthetic nitrogen fertiliser used in agriculture.
Modern agriculture releases lots of different greenhouse gas emissions, each with complex effects on the global climate.
Changing climatic conditions and ecological hazards are an important migration driver in sub-Saharan Africa.
New research shows that one-third of yearly nitrogen runoff from Midwest farms to the Gulf of Mexico occurs during a few heavy rainstorms. New fertilizing schedules could reduce nitrogen pollution.
The new initiative reproduces the core weaknesses of post-apartheid state land and agricultural policy. These have done little to improve the livelihoods of the poor.
Small, practical messaging campaigns on pesticide toxicity can lead farmers to choose safer, less-toxic pesticides.