One year on from the landmark summit, civil society is pressing governments to turn pledges into cash
Devised for industrialised farms, precision agriculture now has the potential to increase the yields of smallholder farmers
Harnessing social media effectively can make a real difference, but how do NGOs get beyond collecting “likes”?
A new centre in Nairobi is exploring whether 100 traditional African crops could bring food security to millions of people
Research shows quinoa grows well in diverse conditions, so should more be done to promote it to farmers?
Britain’s first ‘social supermarket’, enabling local people on low incomes to buy food at knock-down prices, is a welcome addition to food banks, says Caspar van Vark, though more needs to be done to tackle the roots of food poverty
Tesco’s half-year figures for food waste gave a shocking insight into the problem of food waste in the UK. Supermarkets must take responsibility for their part in this, but progress is being made and consumers can act too, says Caspar van Vark
With more poor people living in African cities, support for both urban and rural agriculture programmes will be key to food security and nutrition
The policy support for improving the ability to store and share data on agriculture is growing. But how do you ensure farmers in developing countries benefit and will it achieve food security?