Agricultural short-term usage leads to peatland degradation with millennia-lasting consequences!
Bernd Lennartz, Haojie Liu and Franziska Tanneberger from the University of Rostock and the Greifswald Mire Centre report on the long-lasting effects of peatland drainage.
DIVA Project: Digitalization of agri-food, forestry and environmental sectors
Here we learn all about the DIVA Project’s contribution to the digitalization of agri-food, forestry and environmental sectors
GE crops: Biotech and novel food safety conflicts
Dr Richard E. Goodman of the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program discusses GE crops and the US FDA, EFSA and CODEX international guidelines
Pan African Food Security and Food Safety Issues
Food Insecurity is a major issue in the recent pandemic for people in countries throughout Africa and most of the world.
Can Thai Hommali Rice survive climate change?
A new strain of climate-ready Thai Hommali Rice (THM) is hoping to save the world winning rice from extinction due to extreme changes in climate.
Sustainable agroecosystems: Facilitating transition to a healthier environment, and healthier and more resilient agricultural...
Sustainable agroecosystems: Facilitating transition to a healthier environment, and a healthier and more resilient agricultural communities.
Sustainable agroecosystems: Agriculture needs to be the Foundation for a Sustainable Future
Richard Teague, from Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Texas A&M University discusses the importance of soil and agriculture.
LANDSUPPORT – Creating a GeoSpatial Decision Support System
LANDSUPPORT aims to help support sustainable agriculture and forestry, and evaluate land use, with the development of a GeoSpatial Decision Support System.
New food production systems need sustainable energy worldwide
Sustainable energy is a crucial requirement for the future of food production. Here Håkan Sandin discusses the requirements of energy for agriculture.
Small grain cereal production and the challenges of diversity
HealthyMinorCereals discuss the challenge to diversify cultivation of small grain cereals. HealthyMinorCereals aims to boost cultivation and consumption of currently less cultivated cereal species in order to diversify cereal production in Europe
Agricultural systems are key for sustainable development
Cristina Cruz from the Foundation for Science and Technology discusses agricultural systems and their crucial link to maintaining sustainable development.
Agriculture sustainability: a question of crowd control!
Cristina Cruz from FCiencias.Id discusses agriculture sustainability, high demand and the need for the use of fertilizers We all know how much pressure agriculture is under....
HealthyMinorCereals project – Ensuring nutrition by growing diversity
The HealthyMinorCereals project studies five species of currently less cultivated cereals with the aim to ensure human nutrition through diversity. Cereal production across the EU...
Drought, Food, and Trees
As we consider the challenges that global climate change poses for food security, it is insightful to look at past episodes of food insecurity...