AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming – for worse as well as for better.
Beyond the struggle for land and water, new triggers of conflict between farmers and herders have emerged in northern Nigeria.
Moving classes outside deserves serious consideration not only for better ventilation, but also to introduce more education devoted to learning on, from and with the land.
Downpours in eastern Australia this year have been good for crops and some dams. But when it comes to drought, Australia is not out of the woods yet.
The National Farmers’ Federation has called on the Morrison government to commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emission by 2050.
New research suggests women farmers face significant challenges mostly due to stereotypes, sexism and women’s disproportionate responsibility for domestic and caregiving work.
Fires that burn the forest burn crops and pastures alike. But farmers in the eastern Amazon are left with few good options.
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.
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.