Food

World chefs come together to promote the reduction of food waste

A number of initiatives around the world have kicked off to help professional chefs prepare food more sustainably and use food that often goes to waste.

Counting the Cost

The cost of chocolate

How the biggest producers of cocoa beans are struggling to afford the very commodity that supports their economies.

Ramadan 2018

Meet the Chinese noodle-makers of Zanzibar

The story behind a popular Ramadan dish of fried vermicelli noodles and dark raisins in sweet coconut milk.

Meet the Chinese 'tambi' noodle-makers of Zanzibar

Arts & Culture

Remembering Eugenie Brazier

Hailed for her fresh, simple cuisine, Eugenie Brazier would have been celebrating her birthday on June 12.

Eugenie Brazier: Why Google honours her today

Arts & Culture

'Palestinians lost a good friend in Anthony Bourdain'

The 61-year-old took viewers around the world, including the Middle East, with his popular TV series.

Tributes pour in for celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain

Earthrise

Test-tube burgers and the future of meat

A look at advances in the development of lab meat that may provide carnivores with their dinners in the future.

Test-tube burgers and the future of meat

Counting the Cost

Venezuela's oil meltdown

We examine why Venezuela's oil-based economy is falling apart despite the fact that global oil prices have recovered.

Earthrise

Food for thought: Food security, population growth & over-farming

We look at the state of global food security amid rising concerns about the world population and climate change.

Humanitarian crises

My life in crisis: Diary of a Venezuelan journalist

How Venezuela's economic crisis has turned basic tasks like food shopping and commuting into feats of endurance.

My life in crisis: Diary of a Venezuelan journalist

Nigeria

Nigeria school food scheme revolutionising education

Free meals programme has fed nearly seven million pupils in about 40,000 schools and changed the nature of education.

Nigeria school food scheme revolutionising education

Israel

Israel's trick to bypass 'chametz' ban for Passover

Only the non-Jew can possess bread during the week of Passover.

Israel's trick to bypass 'chametz' ban for Passover

Witness

Surviving Venezuela: Smuggling Dreams

A father attempts to swap fishing for smuggling in a bid to provide for his family amid economic crisis in Venezuela.

Food

UN: 124 million people suffer hunger worldwide

'We can end world hunger by 2030, but not as long as there is conflict.'

UN: 124 million people suffer hunger worldwide

Opinion

Urban agriculture is the key to a sustainable future

We can beat climate change by growing food in small urban environments, like rooftops, balconies and even walls.

Indira Naidoo

by Indira Naidoo

Indira Naidoo

Rohingya

'It's not enough': Rohingya sell aid to fund basic diet

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh say they are selling aid and other belongings so they can buy fish and vegetables.

Rohingya refugees sell aid to fund basic diet