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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Monoculture mania must and can be overcome
Agriculture should be practised sustainably and with human nutrition (not profits for corporations) foremost in our thinking.
A critical mass for real food
The old slave plantation logic is still the logic of our industrial food system, 500 years in the making, but a new way of thinking is taking off.
The world is closer to a food crisis than most people realise
Unless we move quickly to adopt new population, energy, and water policies, the goal of eradicating hunger will remain just that.
Symbiotic urban farming and industrial reuse in Chicago
The Plant is an aquaponic food production system and a hub for artisanal food businesses that aims for net-zero energy consumption.
China tries alternative to industrial agriculture
China’s great advances have come at the expense of regions with high food insecurity and fragile ecosystems.
Cuba seeks to guarantee food supplies in changing climate
Farmers in Cuba are coming up with alternatives to keep food on the table during times of drought, heavy rains or hurricanes.
Yemen: at a crossroads
The dire political situation in Yemen should not overshadow the critical humanitarian crisis the country faces.
Mighty agro-lobby threatens reforestation of Amazon
While deforestation has slowed, restoring Brazil's rainforest is still meeting powerful opposition.
Too many still struggling to meet food and nutrition goals
High food prices could prevent millions of people, particularly children, from escaping poverty and hunger.
Stemming rural depopulation in Ethiopia
Swiss architects aim to stem rural depopulation and increase prosperity with semi-urban village centres.
Future of food in Japan
Uncertainty clouds the future for healthy food-loving Japanese. Can food self-sufficiency be increased?
Sahel’s food crisis gets swift response but no long-term answers
Governments are acting earlier this time, but this region's food insecurity is destined to continue.
Creating an ecology of hope
In a candid Q&A, author Frances Moore Lappe talks about how to shift our mental map so as to sync human nature with nature’s rhythms.
Alarm as corporate giants target developing countries
As affluent markets reach saturation, multinational food and drink firms are opening up new frontiers among people living on $2 a day.
Home-grown food in schools for a green economy
Brazil is linking public sector food procurement to local family-based small-scale agriculture.
Maya nut could boost resilience to climate change
The Maya nut is one of the few tree species able to adapt to predicted climate changes in tropical forests.
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