It's time to redesign food systems that deliver healthy foods, allow farming families to make a good living, and support thriving societies.
The potential exists for malnutrition to exacerbate the health consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic.
By using the simple technique of harvesting when the lower leaves begin to turn to yellow, yam farmers can determine the earliest possible time to harvest.
Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop.
The abandonment of crop farming fields isn't new. But some researchers say it's accelerated in the last two decades.
It's one thing to come up with food security plans. But implementing them is tough.
Developing countries could leapfrog industrial agriculture systems by moving to agroecology.
Foraging and gathering food can play a huge role in feeding people.
Kenya's new budget is expected to focus on food security, manufacturing, universal health coverage, and affordable housing.