Earthrise

Cyclone shield: Breathing new life into Myanmar's mangroves

Investigating Myanmar's mangrove crisis and how technology and ground roots solutions can work hand in hand.

Brexit

UK farmers concerned about future post-Brexit

For more than forty years, Brussels has influenced the way in which agriculture was done in the UK, but with Brexit looming, there is both hope and trepidation about the inevitable changes coming.

Agriculture

Farming in the US facing a tough future

The US state of Indiana is attempting to interest young people in farming, but start-up costs pose considerable barriers to entry for new small-scale farmers.

Africa

Zimbabwe seizure of tobacco farms hamper production

Observers worry that farms have been left derelict and that infrastructure is suffering.

India

Indian farmers' 'long march' forces government to act

About 40,000 farmers camp in Mumbai, country's financial hub, to demand land rights and support for the farming sector.

A 'long march' by India's farmers forces government to act

India

India: Thousands of farmers march for more rights

About 50,000 farmers have reached India's financial capital, Mumbai, after a five-day protest march. They are demanding aid from the government, better crop prices and more access to land.

Opinion

Bridging the gender pay gap, on the red carpet and in the fields

The fight against the gender pay gap should start with rural women in developing countries, not in Hollywood.

Sithembile Mwamakamba

by Sithembile Mwamakamba

Sithembile Mwamakamba

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

Opinion

Nigeria's 'cattle colony' problem

Why a controversial policy proposed by the Nigerian government will not resolve land disputes in Nigeria.

Orji Sunday

by Orji Sunday

Orji Sunday

Canada

Canada introduces scheme to improve food productivity

The high cost of fresh food is one of the many challenges for those living in Canada's remote north.

Agriculture

Planting an idea: Arizona library loans seeds for education

A Tucson public library has linked up with a local food bank to combat hunger and create green spaces in people's homes, by offering agriculture courses and over 26,000 packets of seeds to local residents.

Opinion

'We slept out in the open air like wild animals'

Zambia's agricultural development initiatives are resulting in forced evictions and devastation for the rural poor.

Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

by Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

Opinion

Building an Africa free from hunger and poverty

If we focus on agriculture as our path to prosperity, we can build a strong Africa that is able to feed itself..

Kofi Annan

by Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan

Opinion

The global struggle of the local peasant

Free trade agreements scripted by powerful governments and corporations destroy rural areas. Peasants will resist them!

Geumsoon Yoon

by Geumsoon Yoon

Geumsoon Yoon

Opinion

Is your food watered by waste?

Our food supply is more vulnerable to pollution than we thought.

Pay Drechsel

by Pay Drechsel

Pay Drechsel