Barnaby Joyce’s pro-mining stance is at odds with the more progressive quarters of the party, and puts the Nationals in a difficult position on global carbon tariffs.
The federal budget included $32 million to promote schemes in which farmers who adopt sustainable practices earn money on private markets. Evidence suggests the approach is plagued with problems.
Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire’s best option is to control and restrict supply instead of simply adding a price premium.
Both are essential on a farm, but the costs are making it harder for young farmers to grow their businesses.
Drug abuse among women farmers in Adamawa State, north east Nigeria, is rising.
Institutional problems make it difficult to satisfy livestock and crop farmers’ interests, already in contest over agricultural resources.
New research shows that four in five farmers in NSW have been the victim of some type of crime, yet reporting of crimes to police remains stubbornly low.
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
Livestock guarding dogs are considered a non-lethal method for farmers to control wild predators.
The term was first used in 1917 for a political agitation that Mahatma Gandhi launched against the British, on behalf of farmers.
Clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria have their roots in history and an overriding arc of insecurity, but new challenges are contributing to the problem.
Improved seeds can alleviate a food security crisis deepened by COVID-19.
The active participation of women in India’s farmers’ protests shows that the demonstrations are not only spaces of resistance and power but also of gender equity and empowerment.
Despite the many jobs on offer, agriculture courses are struggling to attract students. A visionary curriculum is needed that is as exciting, diverse and challenging as the sector itself is becoming.
Pandemic border restrictions are keeping seasonal crop pickers from the Pacific out of New Zealand. Would adapting the quarantine system help?
US farmers have suffered billions in losses due to the trade war and the coronavirus pandemic, yet surveys suggest they still back the president by a wide margin.
The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.
It’s in everyone’s interests to ensure our environment stays healthy – including farmers. What did the Nats think they’d gain from this destructive game of brinkmanship?
New research suggests women farmers face significant challenges mostly due to stereotypes, sexism and women’s disproportionate responsibility for domestic and caregiving work.
Most local farmers are indifferent to the effect of chemicals on consumers.