South Africa's land policy is flailing around in the dark, with the haziest of understandings of how well or how badly land reform is doing.
Farmer-led development work can improve people's lives, provide access to food and water - and re-connect them to nature.
Climate change could hurt Indian farmers' income by up to 20-25% in the medium term.
The current review of standards for egg and poultry farming does little to assuage fears that the industry wields too much influence. Only an independent regulator can restore public confidence.
Zimbabwe's new administration has promised to revive the country's agricultural sector. Here's what it needs to do.
If your New Year's resolutions include improving your diet, it's worth thinking about eating healthier for the planet.
The tobacco industry claims that tobacco- growing is essential to the livelihoods of millions of small-scale rural farmers in Malawi, Zambia and Kenya. Research shows that's untrue.
Limitations improve creativity: we think up solutions we would never have thought of in a lab.
Maize production in Zimbabwe in 2017 is at its highest for decades.
New research shows just how bad tobacco farming can be for the environment and for farmers.
Mechanisation of agricultural activity can help many African countries unlock underutilised agricultural potential. But there are serious obstacles which must be removed.
Farm dwellers' conclusion is that the politics associated with land is not about an organised emancipatory movement. Farm dwellers are mainly preoccupied with daily survival strategies.
There is very little clarity as to who owns what land in South Africa. A lack of reliable data and statistics doesn't help.
The Paris climate agreement aims to limit global warming to 2C above pre-industrial levels. We need to curb greenhouse gas emissions, but we can also make gains with carbon farming.
In the push to lower emissions and reduce energy prices, agricultural waste could be Australia's secret weapon.
Years of political instability and economic mismanagement under the rule of ZANU-PF have left Zimbabwe’s financial system in chaos. The country is living on borrowed time and borrowed money.
Would you be shocked by a supermarket without carrots, potatoes or broccoli, at any time of year? But harvesting in the off-season does serious damage to our soil.
Britain has fed itself before, can it do so again? It's not easy to tell.
Environmentally friendly beef is a myth, according to a new report.
The updated plan for improving water quality on the Great Barrier Reef still doesn't address the need to curb intensively farmed crops such as sugar cane, and to enforce existing environmental laws.