After declining for nearly a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is growing again. Climate change, which is disrupting weather patterns that farmers rely on, is a major cause.
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is struggling to overcome the national economic destruction wreaked on Zimbabwe over two decades under Robert Mugabe.
Making it easier for holidaying backpackers to work on Australian farms will make it harder for Pacific Islanders, and increase exploitation on farms.
Insects are an excellent tool to fight hunger and malnutrition because they are abundant and nutritious.
The private-sector plays an increasing role helping agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa adapt to a changing climate.
Adapting to climate change means improving soil health, so it can hold more water (even during droughts).
A survey shows that support for land reform in South Africa differs according to race.
More action is needed to increase soil organic matter for the sake of improved nutrition.
Dairy cows are sensitive to heat, so farmers cool them down with sprinklers and fans. Researchers are designing better, more efficient systems to keep cows comfortable through hot California summers.
Canada, the US and Mexico are about to rip up the 25-year-old NAFTA and replace it with something new. But how new?
Informal trade between African countries is greatly underestimated. A study of patterns across Benin's borders helps fill the knowledge gap.
Seems humans aren't the only ones moving into cities in ever greater numbers.
A new report by the Migration Advisory Committee on the impact of EU migration on the UK has highlighted the reliance of farms on migrant labour.
Introducing yet another special agricultural employment visa might destroy the good things about the ones we've got.
As both beneficiary and victim of EU policies, yellowhammers are apt symbols for Brexit's divisions.
Vertical farms grow more food but use much more energy, so let's consider other kinds of urban agriculture.
The cruel link between economics and animal welfare.
Climate change will change the dynamic for major food exporters like China and the US.
Right now, you're living in a kind of industrial revolution – where biotechnology, information technology, manufacturing and automation all come together to form synthetic biology.
Developing countries could leapfrog industrial agriculture systems by moving to agroecology.