Several studies on locavores – people who go out of their way to buy foods and other products from local sources – explore the beliefs and values that makes them tick.
Graft is common in the way that markets in Kinshasa are run.
Malawi's large-scale subsidy for farmers has resulted in higher maize production, lower food prices and higher wages. But this has come at significant costs.
Urban and regional planners need to play a bigger role in bringing healthy food to cities and towns. One research project aims to change that.