To increase food production, climate challenges will need to be overcome.
Soil and water conservation projects can create fertile farmlands and change migration patterns linked to land degradation in Burkina Faso.
Sweeping changes are in store for British farming, but they’re not guaranteed to benefit struggling ecosystems.
George Monbiot’s documentary could delight and frustrate cultured meat lovers in equal measure.
Overhunting of megafauna such as mammoths may have force us to take up farming, ultimately leading to modern society
New research shows even brief hot spells can damage seed quality.
Saving seed is a way of protecting the world’s vegetable varieties, saving money, and increasingly, a political statement too.
Smallholder farming might not be able to generate enough value on its own, but farmers still need support.
Our study predicts a further 0.5℃ increase in temperature by 2041 will halve the current number of farmers in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin
Industry lobbyists call it the ‘Great Food Transition’ and say it’s about saving the planet. But is this the whole story?
Ethiopian researchers put together maps which show where there are soil fertility issues and whether nutrients are missing.
If you’re craving that freshly-cut tree smell, shop early and don’t be too choosy.
Russian experiments with VR for cows are unlikely to achieve much, going by past research on how animals interact with computers
There needs to be more awareness of the benefits of insects as food, and support for farming and markets.
The impact of climate change on agriculture and food production is clear: the sector will suffer. Here’s what needs to be done.
What ancient crop genomes can tell us about our history.
Much of the UK’s farmland is unproductive. It could be put to better use storing carbon, offering recreation and providing wildlife habitat.
These inspirational food sharing initiatives around the world demonstrate that sustainable food system can – and should – be democratic.
But better diets and less food waste would reduce reliance on imported organic food
Investing in farming methods that improve lands and water, and in rural infrastructure and markets, could bring new prosperity to agricultural communities.