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Tropical peatland restoration will not harm palm oil farmers
Restoring tropical peatlands - which support bird diversity - would not affect the livelihoods of palm oil farmers.
Agricultural innovation & its challenges
David Green, Executive Director of the U.S. Sustainability Alliance, highlights agricultural innovation and its challenges, including how the USDA’s NIFA is supporting this policy area.
How DNA technology helps control the premium quality of Thai Hom Mali Rice
Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, explains how DNA technology can create a high-quality Thai Jasmine Rice.
In Puerto Rico, USDA holds the line on African swine fever
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, explains here how in Puerto Rico, they hold the line on African swine fever (ASF)
Why protecting humans, means protecting animals too
Philip Lymbery, Global CEO of Compassion in World Farming International, explains why protecting humans, means protecting animals too
Understanding the different roads to food system sustainability
Executive Director, U.S. Sustainability Alliance navigates the task of global food production sustainability, illustrating there is more than one approach.
£27 million investment for farming productivity equipment
An investment for £27 million will go to productivity-boosting equipment in the farming industry, helping the UK farm more sustainably and move toward net zero strategies.
Factory farming, zoonotic disease and the risk of pandemics
Compassion in World Farming Research Manager dissects some of the dangers of the factory farming industry, discussing the spread of zoonotic diseases.
Flood-mapping tool could change how agricultural planning works
A new flood-mapping tool, containing data from 1985 to now, could be what people need for agricultural planning that protects food security.
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
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.
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.
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.
Why shellfish has a low environmental impact
Barry Crackett, Product Designer at Brushtec, takes us through a few of the ways shellfish can lower your carbon footprint.
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.
Integrated Pest Management: Reducing pesticide use in European farms
Coordinators of IPMWORKS, Nicolas Munier-Jolain, and IPM Decisions, Neil Paveley, illustrate how integrated pest management acts as a pathway for European farmers to reduce pesticide inputs and improve production systems.
Sustainable food: A common goal but how to get there?
David Green, Executive Director at U.S. Sustainability Alliance and a commentator and advisor on food and agriculture for GreenOrange, comments on sustainable food - It’s a common goal but how do we get there?
Food & nutrition: Imagining a future-fit world
Jyotsna Puri (Jo) PhD, Director of the Environment, Climate Gender, Youth, Nutrition and Social Inclusion Division at UN International Fund for Agricultural Development, imagines a future-fit world when it comes to food and nutrition.
Rice: Tiny grain, global phenomenon
Asiha Grigsby, Director, International Promotion Western Hemisphere at USA Rice, enlightens us on rice, which can be described as a tiny grain, yet a global phenomenon.
COVID-19 vaccines & genetic modification
Graham Brookes, Agricultural Economist with PG Economics, UK, charts how the development and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, derived using techniques of genetic modification, highlight ideological inconsistency and hypocrisy.