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.

AJ Impact

The food chain: Trillions to be made from better land management

But industrial farming currently results in massive health and environmental costs, a new report says.

The food chain: Trillions to be made from better land management

AJ Impact

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Land degradation and climate change are posing major threats to India's economy and farmers.

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

AJ Impact

US cotton, peanuts at risk as Hurricane Dorian turns north

Harvest-ready livestock, poultry and crops in Georgia and the Carolinas could face 'severe economic loss'.

US cotton, peanuts at risk as Hurricane Dorian turns north

AJ Impact

Zimbabwe's bid to expand tobacco growing faces challenges

Some farmers hoping to cash in on the 'golden leaf' are frustrated by the high cost of bringing their crop to market.

Zimbabwe's bid to expand tobacco growing faces challenges

AJ Impact

One Chinese city is rationing to curb rampant pork prices

Prices skyrocketed after African swine fever swept through the country's supply of pork

One Chinese city is rationing to curb rampant pork prices

In the Field

Land expropriation through the eyes of South African farmers

We speak to South African farmers about land expropriation and hear their personal views on this divisive issue.

AJ Impact

French wine grapes show global warming acceleration

Study finds seasonal harvests in Burgundy region show unprecedented heating trend compared with previous centuries.

French wine grapes show global warming acceleration

AJ Impact

Publicly owned enterprise: Ever heard of the North Dakota Mill?

From Kenya to the US and UK, the idea of socialising business is picking up steam. But can it work?

Publicly owned enterprise: Ever heard of the North Dakota Mill?

AJ Impact

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

A handful of home-grown agritech startups are working to help Kenya's farmers grow more crops.

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

AJ Impact

Asia’s chocolate bonanza spurs quest for locally grown beans

Cocoa bean supplies from Indonesia, Asia's top processor, have fallen due to ageing trees and crop disease.

Asia’s chocolate bonanza spurs quest for locally grown beans

India

After losing father, activist leads fight against farmer suicide

Kiranjit's farmer father died facing crippling debt. Now she's an activist working to reduce the suicide rate in Punjab.

After losing father, activist leads fight against farmer suicide

AJ Impact

Fire at Kansas facility may affect five percent of US beef market

Fire-damaged Tyson Foods plant processed about 6,000 cattle per day, roughly five percent of the total industry output.

Fire at Kansas facility may affect five percent of US beef market