A national minimum wage could benefit young people who have jobs and stimulate those who have given up trying to find work. But those without work need additional help.
The green revolution: small-scale, informal irrigation is expanding in Zimbabwe and small scale farmers are leading the way.
High poverty levels mean people lack access to land and work and they are often driven to settle in zones that are exposed to natural hazards.
Supermarkets and farms have acted to ensure they discard fewer "ugly" and "wonky" fruit and vegetables. However, the bulk of the problem lies with households.
Ethiopia's teff plant is gluten-free and demand is growing. The country needs to upgrade its harvesting to reap the rewards.
If the pattern of drought continues in South Africa it's likely to affect the country's financial standing too.
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
Australia's farming industry will need to take full account of its obligations to its workers, its customers, society and the environment if it is to prosper in the years to 2030.
Rural and regional Australia is a big and diverse place, but some broad common issues do emerge as policy priorities.
A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that's supposed to be the way forward.
It's time for farmers to embrace the wetland instead of draining it.
According to current regulations, animals that have been genetically edited, like pigs or cows, are considered drugs. What are the consequences of such rules on American livestock and agriculture?
Australian wheat growers need to boost yields to stay competitive in the face of climate change. They could do this by sowing earlier, but need new varieties of wheat to help them do it.
A combination of reasons have led to the drying of the Sahel.
Eating animals is natural and not evil in itself, but the torment of factory farming is a very good reason to go vegan.
Once crops have been harvested, farmers experience wastage and loss of food all over Africa.
Agriculture needs to cut its greenhouse gas emissions, yet we must also find a way to produce more food if we are to feed 10 billion people by 2050. A "just transition" could help make that happen.
Changing the way we farm is necessary – for us and the planet.
Urban farming can make it easier for city residents to obtain healthy, affordable food. But to raise big yields from small pieces of land, farmers need training and support.
US agriculture is dominated by large farms that rely on chemical inputs. In contrast, regenerative farming makes land and water healthier by mimicking nature instead of trying to control it.