Most Indian farmers are women. But few own their land, and gender inequality limits their access to markets. These issues won't be fixed by recent agricultural reforms; in fact, they may get worse.
It's possible to feed the world's 7.8 billion people with more environmentally friendly farming practices. Here's how.
EU-banned pesticides could not only threaten wild bees where they eat, but where they sleep too.
The transition to 100% renewable energy will require a lot of land – mostly in regional Australia. This presents big challenges, and opportunities, for the farming sector.
For Nigeria to feed its growing population efficiently and support food production by small farm holders, investment in rural infrastructure is key.
Reports from baby food companies show questionable levels of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Here's what parents need to know.
The pandemic has brought humanity’s strained relationship with nature into sharp focus.
First Nations people have almost no say in how water is used in Australia. The Productivity Commission's latest report does little to address that.
New technologies and supermarket supplier development programmes can help integrate small agro businesses into local and global value chains.
There is a long-term agrarian crisis, as yields are stagnant, water runs out and topsoil blows away.
After a withered 2020 due to COVID-19, the flower industry is hoping to blossom. The industry, which remains far from sustainable, remains a multi-billion dollar operation.
Public participation increased the quality and quantity of some public services, though not in all sectors, and some services were affected more than others.
Evidence shows that farms that share landscapes with wild nature, such as remnant forests and trees, benefit from the ecosystem services provided.
Despite being highly affected by a changing climate, Uganda's Batwa community lack voice, agency and influence in climate adaptation planning and actions.
Improved seeds can alleviate a food security crisis deepened by COVID-19.
The United States has a robust food supply chain and a social safety net in place that could, if fully utilized, nearly eliminate hunger within its borders.
Closer political ties between Joe Biden and Justin Trudeau likely means a more constructive and co-operative approach to solving challenges between the two countries in the agri-food sector.
Food farmed in tropical and Mediterranean climates comes at a higher cost to biodiversity than that grown elsewhere.
New agriculture laws in India could adversely impact the lives of millions of small farmers who struggle with low wages. Farmers are right to protest against laws that jeopardize their livelihoods.
Young people typically see farming playing some role in their future as they prefer to remain in their rural homes, although few respondents want only to farm.