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23 08 2021 | 12:31

Tesco and WWF launch cattle feed scheme for dairy farmers aimed to help tackle climate change

Tesco and WWF have launched a new trial to offer UK dairy farmers subsidies that encourage growing feed more sustainably for their livestock. The scheme was created to help reduce the environmental…

18 08 2021 | 11:00

How Ghana’s DigiExt helps farm cooperatives develop and grow

Ghanaian agri-tech startup DigiExt is helping farm cooperatives grow via a variety of tech-based platforms and then assisting them in selling their produce to processing companies and export agencies…

30 05 2021 | 17:55

Prince Charles: small-scale family farms must be at heart of sustainable future.

Exclusive: ‘Rapid transition to regenerative farming’ needed, says prince, as data reveals 100,000 UK farms lost since 1990. The Prince of Wales has called for small family farmers in the UK and…

14 05 2021 | 09:48

As the Climate Warms, Could the U.S. Face Another Dust Bowl?

Improved agricultural practices and widespread irrigation may stave off another agricultural calamity in the Great Plains. But scientists are now warning that two inescapable realities — rising…

20 04 2021 | 11:08

Ηow farmforte is creating novel solutions to existing problems in the African agriculture landscape.

One of the major factors hindering productivity within Africa’s agricultural sector is the use of outdated production technologies and practices. This is where companies like Farmforte come in, by…

20 04 2021 | 10:59

How one farming community is defending itself against climate change.

A farmer in Zimbabwe shares how an Oxfam initiative helped build resilience against the effects of changing rainfall patterns. Sarah, 55, is a farmer in Nyanyadzi, Chimanimani, Zimbabwe. For nearly…

13 04 2021 | 10:06

Rapid global heating is hurting farm productivity, study finds.

Research shows rising temperatures since 1960s have acted as handbrake to agricultural yield of crops and livestock. The climate crisis is already eating into the output of the world’s agricultural…

07 04 2021 | 09:36

Climate change to put farming sectors under stress.

A new study by the Met Office gives examples of how two of the UK’s most important farming sectors are likely to be impacted by climate change. The study – published in Climate Risk Management –…

16 02 2021 | 09:14

The Ecological Roots of India's Farming Crisis.

Over recent months Raja, a farmer in India's Tamil Nadu state, has had a change of routine. Every few days, the 53-year-old leaves his 30-acre (12-hectare) farm in the Villupuram district — where he…

03 01 2021 | 08:34

How a 'tree mortgage' scheme could turn an Indian town carbon neutral.

Kerala villagers are reaping the benefits of a scheme that pays them to leave their trees rooted, reducing risk of deforestation. In the misty, hilly terrain of Wayanad, in the southern Indian state…

16 11 2020 | 08:03

Global food production emissions 'would put Paris agreement out of reach'.

Study calls for more focus on farming and food waste, behind a third of greenhouse gas production. Our diets and agricultural production around the world are so carbon-intensive that emissions from…

16 11 2020 | 07:27

Weatherwatch: conditions ripe in US for more dust bowl years.

Across Great Plains, dust levels rising due to farming methods and climate emergency.

05 11 2020 | 08:11

Drought and hunger drive Nepal farmers to India, defying COVID ban.

Western Nepal has suffered a long dry spell, harming rice harvests and pushing farmers across the border to seek work even amid the pandemic NARAINAPUR, Nepal - As an exceptionally wet monsoon…

25 10 2020 | 11:26

Greta Thunberg accuses MEPs of 'surrender on climate and environment'.

European parliament votes to continue payments to farmers with no green conditions attached. Greta Thunberg, the Swedish school strike pioneer and environmental activist, has accused MEPs of…

30 06 2020 | 09:01

Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon

A growing movement for sustainable agriculture in Brazil has taken on new urgency with the coronavirus pandemic. The cumaru trees could have been planted elsewhere in this Amazon reserve, where they…

30 06 2020 | 08:51

German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land.

Extremists exploit rural nostalgia and farmers’ anger at globalisation to smuggle in ideology. The poster advertising the evening of debate and organic canapés in Halle’s university district looked…

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…

18 06 2020 | 07:25

Credit from Safaricom's Farming App Sows Seeds Of Change in Kenya.

BOMET, Kenya, June 15 (Reuters) - Rachel Bor's neighbours chatted, laughed and shared milky tea from her tarnished kettle as they celebrated their most bountiful maize crop yet on her half-acre plot…

20 03 2020 | 07:21

Revealed: Monsanto’s secret funding for weedkiller studies.

The research, used to help avoid a ban, claimed ‘severe impacts’ on farming if glyphosate was outlawed. Monsanto secretly funded academic studies indicating “very severe impacts” on farming and the…

04 03 2020 | 17:27

'Like sending bees to war': the deadly truth behind your almond milk obsession.

Bees are essential to the functioning of America’s titanic almond industry – and billions are dying in the process Dennis Arp was feeling optimistic last summer, which is unusual for a beekeeper…