Fault Lines

Amazon Burning: Death and Destruction in Brazil's Rainforest

We investigate what is at the heart of the Amazon burning and meet the people risking their lives to defend the land.

AJ Impact

Canada's labour union: No progress made in talks with CN Rail

Strike by conductors and yard workers employed at country's biggest freight rail network threatens grain exports.

Canada's labour union: No progress made in talks with CN Rail

AJ Impact

Kenya creates new 'Climate Atlas' to protect its food supply

To help farmers cope with droughts and floods, the weather modeling system tracks temperature and rainfall by location.

Kenya creates new 'Climate Atlas' to protect its food supply

AJ IMPACT

US poultry shares soar after China lifts ban on US meat imports

The announcement coincides with a shortage of protein in China after a fatal hog disease has killed millions of pigs.

US poultry shares soar after China lifts ban on US meat imports

AJ Impact

United States pork prices rise as fatal pig disease hits Asia

This is likely the first time African swine fever has significantly affected the US, says Tyson Foods CEO Noel White.

United States pork prices rise as fatal pig disease hits Asia

AJ Impact

Feeling the heat: Australia offers drought-hit farmers loans

Suffering farmers will have access to $690m in cheap loans to protect their businesses and livelihoods.

Feeling the heat: Australia offers drought-hit farmers loans

Agriculture

As debt grows, more Indian women farmers taking their lives

A vicious debt cycle is forcing women in Maharashtra state's Amravati to take their lives as agrarian crisis persists.

As debt grows, more Indian women farmers taking their lives

REWIND

Motown to Growtown: Detroit's Urban Farming Revolution

Residents in a US city recovering from decades of urban decay are turning vacant plots of land into flourishing farms.

Spain

'Consumers are not aware we are slaves inside the greenhouses'

Exploitation plagues Spain's farming province, with migrant workers paid below minimum wage and living in squalor.

Cyprus

'Gift of nature from Damascus': Cypriot village smells the roses

As Damask rose production falls in Syria, Cypriots harvest flower with passion in solidarity, employing Syrian refugees.

'Gift of nature from Damascus': Cypriot village smells the roses

AJ Impact

India's ban on onion exports gives Asia eye-watering prices

Extended monsoons in Asia's largest onion supplier have shrunk supplies and sent prices surging across the continent.

India's ban on onion exports gives Asia eye-watering prices

AJ Impact

Turning to Brazil: China diversifying soy meal imports

This follows Beijing's recent arrangement with Argentina, even as it relaxed tariffs on soybean imports from US.

Turning to Brazil: China diversifying soy meal imports

AJ Impact

China announces new tariff waiver on US soybeans

Several Chinese companies can now buy US soybean ahead of higher-level trade talks between China and the US.

China announces new tariff waiver on US soybeans

AJ Impact

China-US farm talks achieved 'good outcome': Chinese official

Chinese negotiator says both countries had 'thorough and candid' communications on agriculture

China-US farm talks achieved 'good outcome': Chinese official

People & Power

Chocolate: A Taste of Independence in Togo

How a chocolate-making activist in the West African state of Togo is fighting back against foreign exploitation.