Al Jazeera World

Iraq's Dying Rivers

War and pollution plague the fertile crescent's Tigris and Euphrates rivers, leaving fishermen struggling to survive.

Witness

The Seed Queen of Palestine

Can one woman's mission to revive ancient heirloom seeds inspire a celebration of traditional Palestinian food?

In the Field

In the grip of drought: Should Australia's farmers be subsidised?

We speak to eastern Australian farmers in need of financial aid and those who claim there are better solutions.

Australia

Australia's most populous state '100 percent' in drought

New South Wales is suffering the worst drought in more than 50 years, with farmers among the hardest hit.

Australia's most populous state '100 percent' in drought

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

Risking it all

A treacherous journey through Bolivia's Amazon

Bolivians risk snake and insect bites harvesting Brazil nuts, as lorry drivers face landslides to deliver the nuts.

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

Health

UN: 200,000 die each year from pesticide poisoning

Report says pesticides are having 'catastrophic impacts' on human health and environment while failing to end hunger.

UN: 200,000 die each year from pesticide poisoning

Al Jazeera World

The Last Villagers of Avsar

An insight into a rural community in western Turkey which is losing its livelihood, population and hope for the future.

Special series

Circle of Poison

A look at the powerful pesticide industry, its effect on the developing world and how small farmers are fighting back.

Farming

Growing food with seawater and solar power

World's first mass-scale facility that grows tomatoes without soil, fresh water, or fossil fuels launches in Australia.

Growing food with seawater and solar power

Opinion

Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa drought

Uneven access to water makes household farming questionable for delivering food security in the African context.

William G Moseley

by William G Moseley
- Rachel Fehr

William G Moseley

Interactive

Bangladesh's genetically modified eggplants

Can genetically modified crops improve the lives of the poorest farmers?

Bangladesh's genetically modified eggplants

Africa

South Africa passes controversial land ownership law

Some groups critical of bill allowing compulsory purchase in public interest that ruling ANC says will tackle injustice.

 South Africa passes land expropriations bill

Poverty & Development

India to pump almost $13bn into rural development

Government promises higher incomes for farmers as legislative assembly elections loom in five states.

India to pump almost $13bn into rural development