From Sri Lanka to Uganda, UAVs with near-infrared sensors are monitoring plants for pests and disease, with implications for agricultural policy worldwide
Food companies need to work better with small-scale farmers and help promote more sustainable consumption, admit corporate leaders
It began with Fairtrade. Almost 30 years later, with hundreds of different certifications, is it time to question what they all do and who benefits?
Poor soil quality has seen agricultural productivity in Africa decline when it drastically needs to increase. Will 2015’s International Year of Soils help?
The booming global mining industry is encroaching on farmland for marginalised people, how can NGOs protect them?
Most of the world’s poorest people rely on markets for their food. Many of them don’t have access to nutritious, affordable foods
Men are setting off to find work in cities, and women are being left holding the sickle – how can we help them?
Damage to crops costs farmers in the developing world up to 50% of their produce. Can these innovations improve yields?
An Australia-Africa initiative is sowing nearly $1m in training, mentoring and action plans to combat pests’ threat to agriculture