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03 01 2021 | 09:12

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers.

At GreenBiz, we’ve been reporting on the world of sustainable business for over two decades, but this year has been unlike any other. From an unprecedented pandemic to a global economic downturn to…

27 12 2020 | 07:06

More than 17,000 species worldwide to lose part of habitat if agriculture continues to expand.

Around 1,200 species will lose a quarter of their habitat if little is done to stop the uncontrolled expansion of the food system, research says More than 17,000 species across the world will lose…

20 12 2020 | 08:14

How sub-Saharan Africa can rethink its approach to agriculture.

In response to the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, most sub-Saharan governments are developing economic recovery plans. These will require some different thinking,…

05 12 2020 | 12:58

Worsening land inequality widens gender gaps.

70 per cent of the world's farmland is operated by 1 per cent of the world’s farms.

19 11 2020 | 09:40

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020.

We are facing a global fight to address one of the biggest challenges of our time. Five years after committing to eradicate hunger we are not on track to reach our goals by 2030. Chronic hunger is…

24 09 2020 | 12:16

World Bank launches Africa climate strategy as pandemic hammers green growth.

The World Bank has launched its multi-billion dollar Africa climate change strategy for the next six years in a bid to kickstart green growth hampered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

19 09 2020 | 10:19

Desert locust fight in Horn of Africa bearing fruits: FAO official.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Thursday that robust interventions rolled out by governments and donor agencies to fight desert locusts in the Horn of African…

15 09 2020 | 10:14

54 Million People in the U.S. May Go Hungry During the Pandemic — Can Urban Farms Help?

When I call Chef Q. Ibraheem to discuss urban farming in her own cooking career, she's in the middle of placing an order for microgreens from a small farm in Lake Forest, a ritzy suburb just north of…

07 09 2020 | 09:26

The FAO and Climate Action launch the Great Food Challenge Digital Event Series.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and Climate Action are hosting a three-part digital event series addressing global food, agriculture, and land use challenges in the…

03 09 2020 | 09:13

Has Africa's green revolution failed?

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is a favorite cause among Western donors — including Germany. But a study finds that the work of the organization is actually counterproductive.

03 09 2020 | 08:28

Gates 'failing green revolution in Africa'.

Green revolution is locking African farmers into a system that is not designed for their benefit, but for Northern multinational corporations. Billions of dollars spent promoting and subsidising…

31 08 2020 | 10:39

The EU Is Fueling Hunger in Africa.

Africa is becoming a new COVID-19 epicenter. Unless the European Union urgently rethinks its protectionist trade policies, a sharp uptick in food insecurity will turn the COVID-19 crisis into a…

31 08 2020 | 07:57

Weatherwatch: solar farms with added food.

New panels harvest blue and green light for electricity, letting red light through to crops below. With solar farms in the sunny south of England now being economically viable without subsidy there…

23 08 2020 | 07:21

How Carbon-Smart Farming Can Feed Us and Fight Climate Change at the Same Time.

Farmers are the stewards of our planet's precious soil, one of the least understood and untapped defenses against climate change. Because of its massive potential to store carbon and foundational…

06 08 2020 | 10:45

Sowing doubt: people around world receive mystery seed parcels.

Packages marked as ‘earrings’ spark biosecurity concerns and global investigations into origins. There is not much that Jan Goward does not grow in her small Eastbourne garden. “I grow everything,”…

23 07 2020 | 08:53

The US is headed for climate disaster – but Joe Biden's green plan might just work.

Biden’s $2tn green agriculture plan is ambitious but realistic. That’s important, because everything is riding on it. The world’s food supply is imperiled by a climate crisis already upon us, and …

30 06 2020 | 08:32

Forgotten farmers, mining and anti-green invective: how the Nationals became a party for coal.

In this extract from her Quarterly Essay, Judith Brett says mining has offered the Nationals a way to supplement their declining agricultural base At the gala dinner in March this year to celebrate…

16 06 2020 | 09:39

New Report Documents Global Insect Decline and Calls for Reforming Industrial Agriculture.

A new report released Tuesday draws attention to the worldwide decline in insects and calls for global policies to boost the conservation of both agriculture and the six-footed creatures. The…

16 06 2020 | 07:48

Cuba’s Clean Rivers Benefit From Sustainable Agriculture.

For most of the past 60 years, the United States and Cuba have had very limited diplomatic ties. President Barack Obama started the process of normalizing U.S.-Cuba relations, but the Trump…

06 05 2020 | 08:59

Without food, there can be no exit from the pandemic.

Countries must join forces to avert a global food crisis from COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has laid many things bare, none more so than how interconnected our world is. The impact of…