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Rice crop: A vital cog in ensuring food security

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, argues that the rice crop is a vital cog in ensuring food security
Chemical industry

Chemical industry: Towards the bioeconomy

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, argues that the chemical industry is one of the linchpins in Europe’s transition to a bioeconomy
forests and trees

How do forests and trees sustain agriculture?

Joli Rumi Borah and Terry Sunderland from the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, discuss how forests and trees play a crucial role in sustaining agriculture.
agroforestry and mixed farming

Can agroforestry and mixed farming deliver sustainable and resilient landscape management?

Can agroforestry and mixed farming systems provide whole ecosystem approaches to sustainable and resilient landscape management? Dr Sara Burbi, Assistant Professor at Coventry University explores.
food production workforce

Delivering a sustainable workforce for the food production industry

A lot of thought is invested in modern and sustainable food production, but where should the sustainable workforce come from that will supply the skills of the climate-smart industry of the future? Bengt Fellbe, Program Leader, SSEC, Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration, explores.
climate action

Supporting climate action in the agricultural sector

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) discusses here how innovative climate service products can help inform climate adaptation and mitigation, particularly within the agricultural sector.
baltic sea fishing proposal, overfishing

EU adopts Baltic Sea fishing proposal for 2022

The Baltic Sea fishing proposal, which will define sustainable sea-use in the region, has been adopted by the European Commission for 2022.
biological carbon capture

Supercharging biological carbon capture & food production

Richard T Sayre, Senior Research Scientist at New Mexico Consortium in the U.S., walks us through engineering improved photosynthesis for enhanced food production & carbon sequestration.
feeding the world

Providing Food: The answer lies in the soil

David Green, Executive Director, The U.S. Sustainability Alliance, explains how the soil holds the answer to feeding the world.
banana xanthomonas wilt

Controlling Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Disease in East Africa

Experts Leena Tripathi, Jaindra Nath Tripathi and Richard Goodman, provide a compelling analysis of controlling Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Disease in East Africa.
enablers of food security

COVID-19: Protecting the invisible enablers of food security

Frances Goodrum, Head of External Affairs, Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys, walks us through why we need to protect the invisible enablers of food security in light of COVID-19.
protect food security, agriculture

Scientists say adapt plant roots to protect food security from climate

Overheating is creating issues for agriculture across the globe - now, scientists think that adapting plant roots to the heat could protect food security.
temperatures south america, greenhouse gases

Scientists say temperatures in South America could rise by 4°C

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, the average temperature in South America could rise by 4°C - bringing with it more floods and wildfires.
moon wobble, floods

Scientists say “moon wobble” will create extreme floods in 2030s

According to a study by the University of Hawaii, a natural "moon wobble" will create extreme flooding for US coastal regions in the mid-2030s.
EU Code of Conduct

Commission launches EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices

The European Commission has officially launched the EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices, under its Farm to Fork Strategy.
sustainable agricultural intensification

Push-pull tech for sustainable agricultural intensification in East Africa

The UPSCALE project aims to achieve food security in sub-Saharan Africa by using nature-based solutions inspired by push-pull technology to close the yield gap in smallholder agriculture.
sustainable agriculture post-pandemic

Realising sustainable agriculture post-pandemic

Open Access Government highlights the priorities of Japan’s Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council, as it supports workers through COVID-19 and works towards sustainability goals.
the right to food

Conservation and the right to food

Winy Vasquez, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, with Terry Sunderland, shed light on conservation and the right to food.
permanent grassland, horizon 2020 super-g

What future for sustainable permanent grasslands in Europe?

Paul Newell Price of ADAS reflects on the future of permanent grasslands (PG) in Europe within the frame of the Horizon 2020 SUPER-G Project.
sustainable food systems, CIRCLE project

CIRCLES: Microbiome research for healthy and sustainable food systems

Here we learn all about Horizon 2020 funded Project CIRCLES, which provides the scientific knowledge to exploit natural microbiomes for the sustainable food production, delivering new and healthier food applications.

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