food production

 
Unstoppable momentum of habitat loss could compromise sustainable life on Earth
Unstoppable momentum of habitat loss could compromise sustainable life on Earth
Every day there are fewer places left on Earth for wildlife. Expanding cities and farmland, degrading ecosystems and changing climate are driving...
Pollution kills nine million a year
Pollution kills nine million a year
A staggering nine million people are killed a year by pollution, making it the single biggest killer in the world, according to a new report by the...
UN: North Korea food production 'lowest for a decade’
UN: North Korea food production 'lowest for a decade’
North Korea recorded its worst harvest for more than a decade last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as natural disasters combined with...
How to eat to save the world
How to eat to save the world
London — There is not a country in the world that is not grappling with the serious health and environmental consequences of their people’s diets. There has to be a better way to feed everyone well and sustainably....
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
African cities, according to a World Bank report, are home to 472-million people — almost half of Africa’s total population. This number is...
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Scientists have a solution to how nine billion people, the world population by 2030, will be fed. That’s good news. But not everyone will like...
Ivory Coast cashes in on the cashew
Ivory Coast cashes in on the cashew
Famous for its cocoa and coffee, the Ivory Coast has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the cashew industry, seeking to modernise production...
How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators
How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators
Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal
SA 'must end this torment' of high food prices
SA 'must end this torment' of high food prices
The fight against high and rising food prices will require the mobilisation of all social forces, Gauteng agriculture minister Khabisi Mosunkutu...
World leaders grapple to agree food-crisis plan
World leaders grapple to agree food-crisis plan
World leaders will seek on Thursday to agree an action plan to tackle the global food crisis after three days of wrangling that have exposed...
Zuma: Rising food prices a time bomb
Zuma: Rising food prices a time bomb
The rising cost of food is a time bomb that could result in uprisings, African National Congress president Jacob Zuma told the World Economic Forum...
More home-grown veg as British, US belts tighten
More home-grown veg as British, US belts tighten
Almost 70 years after Britons were urged to Dig For Victory to produce hearty home-grown food to help the war effort, domestic horticulture is...

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