With each industrial revolution, food production and distribution has been revolutionized. With the current Fourth Industrial Revolution, can we address inequalities in food distribution?
Governments need to think about global ways agricultural policies may affect the stability of the food system as a whole, beyond locally focused efforts to increase resilience in production.
The global population will top 9.5 billion by 2050 – but cities could play a major role in making sure everyone has enough to eat.
The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
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.
A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that’s supposed to be the way forward.
We need to change how we produce, ship, eat and waste food to improve our health and that of the planet.
Smart roads in Africa could help reduce the impact of flooding and other disasters that affect rural communities.
New research finds a sustainable food system is possible but will require huge global changes.
A recent summit in Ottawa on what’s known as agroecology has shown that more equitable and sustainable methods of producing food are not only possible, they’re beginning to spread around the world.
Food is not waste until it's wasted.
Food systems must be transformed to produce more nutritious food with a lower environmental footprint.
The University of Melbourne is the first institution in Australia to have its nitrogen footprint calculated – it’s 139 tonnes per year, mainly because of food production, energy use and transport.
South Africa’s land reform debate must not lose sight of the real issue: how to provide enough food to feed its people.
Canadians are bargain-hunters when it comes to food, and so food manufacturers try to keep prices low. But does that mean they should engage in ‘shrinkflation?’
New research finds more CO₂ can actually make most plants smaller in the long-term - but the story for crops isn’t so simple.
Post-harvest management will reduce losses and improve food availability.
Multiple reports have convincingly demonstrated that agroecology is the most promising pathway to sustainable food systems on all continents. But governments aren’t doing enough to support it.
African countries, like Nigeria and Ethiopia, increased their food production using a system-wide approach, and not the traditional reliance on isolated projects.