Between the 1950s and the present day, there has been a 65% reduction in allotment land in the UK.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increased interest in local food. This demand could be leveraged to help develop community resilience and encourage healthier diets.
Soil loss in South Africa can have a negative impact on air quality and food security.
Despite the success of relief efforts by the government and civil society, it’s clear that hunger and food insecurity remain at disturbingly high levels in households.
Fruit production of shea is often limited by a lack of pollination which is more pronounced in places with less tree and shrub diversity.
Over 820 million people around the world go to bed hungry at night, and that tide is rising. For working to reverse it, the U.N. World Food Program has received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
The World Food Programme can't stop hunger on its own – that also requires political action.
Locust outbreaks are driven by unusual climatic conditions.
Khartoum, one of Africa's largest cities, is both blessed and threatened by the dynamics of the Nile Rivers.
South Africa's that current land reform strategies focus too narrowly on agricultural outcomes and transferred ownership - this undermines equitable and sustainable land reform.
Potato cyst nematodes suppress crop growth and can cause huge yield losses of up to 80%, and even total crop failure.
Africa is far from having an ageing farming population. What is missing is a critical mass of skilled, young farmers with access to finance who could drive productivity in farming.
Poor and inconsistent pricing data makes it hard to assess agricultural markets.
Although COVID-19 measures have had a negative impact on food supply in Nigeria, there are other factors responsible for the dramatic rise in food prices.
A new UN report shows that hunger and food insecurity are rising worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to this trend, but is not the major driver.
Clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria have been bloody and protracted, with one side portrayed as victims. But as this study shows, both sides are victims.
Fast-food restaurants can be comforting places, but when they saturate communities, they crowd out healthy food sources and leave residents less nourished.
Fungi and other organisms called oomycetes are
highly adaptable. That's bad news for the global food supply.
A swarm of roughly 40 million desert locusts can eat the same amount of food in one day as about 35,000 people.
In this week’s round-up of coronavirus articles by scholars around the globe, we explore the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 and the latest on drug trials.