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

Earthrise

Nepal's plant clinics

earthrise visits Nepal's plant clinics which help farmers manage pests with eco-friendly methods.

Earthrise

Surviving drought in South Africa

earthrise explores smart solutions for farming during drought.

Environment

Q&A: Jill Farrant on breeding drought-resistant crops

South African scientist Jill Farrant on how drought-tolerant "resurrection plants" could boost food security in Africa.

Opinion

Crop biodiversity: The key to ending hunger

Crop plant biodiversity protects our food supplies, but it is not getting enough attention.

Mohamed Bakarr

by Mohamed Bakarr
- Kevin Pixley

Mohamed Bakarr

Opinion

Why is coca production on the rise in Colombia?

After countless reforms and billions of investment eradicating coca cultivation is still a great challenge for Colombia.

Ross Eventon

by Ross Eventon

Ross Eventon

Podcast

India's sugarcane farmers: A cycle of debt and suicide

Rising debts, pesticides and erratic rainfall are pushing some farmers in southern India to suicide. A piece for Aljazeera.com by Janos Chiala and Vinith Xavier. Read by Kate Arkless Gray.

India's sugarcane farmers: A cycle of debt and suicide