Autonomous robots hold great promise for the agricultural sector, but it's vital that the public gets a say in their creation.
International trade policy is back in British politicians' hands.
The collapse of local government in small towns is beginning to affect investment in farming, and the ability of agribusinesses to operate.
A changing climate threatens the balance that communities in drylands have created.
Realities on the ground tell a different story from the claim that a Green Revolution ensures food security and increased income for smallholder farmers in Ghana.
Renewables form an ever-greater share of the electricity mix. But elsewhere in the energy sector – in transport, industry and buildings – emissions reduction is very slow.
Many flood-ravaged homes have not been repaired, while others are infested with mould. Farmers are dealing with financial stress and the memories of livestock killed in traumatic circumstances.
There are many hard lessons learned from the pandemic; one is that our food system needs a serious reboot. Luckily, we need only look to nature’s cycles for clues on how to fix it.
We now know that Bokoni Phase I was built as early as the 15th century – before the arrival of European colonisation or trade.
The two countries both stand to benefit from closer economic ties.
Paraquat's potentially lethal effects on humans are well known. But our research has found it also causes serious environmental damage.
Soil underpins Australia's economy – yet since Europeans arrived, the natural asset has steadily been degraded. A new national plan aims to change that.
We value bees for the jobs they do for the environment and us – why is the same not true of wasps?
Drilling instead of tilling the soil to plant seeds could help the ground store more carbon.
Stenophylla's black cherries have brightened prospects for a coffee supply that can withstand rising disease, pests and droughts.
If a bill before the US Congress succeeds, it would further suppress global demand for kangaroo products and lead to more animal suffering, not less.
A new survey serves up a tall order for UK agricultural policy outside the EU.
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
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.