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Why have HIV outcomes improved with urban gardening?
An urban gardening program has received $3.4 million to reduce food insecurity in the Dominican Republic – and was also found to greatly improve HIV outcomes.
€1.3 billion Polish scheme for agricultural producers affected by climate change
The European Commission has approved a €1.3 billion Polish scheme to financially support agricultural producers covering the risk of damage to crops and livestock.
Everything to know about Pica, a lesser known eating disorder
Pica is an eating disorder where the sufferer craves to eat non-food substances such as soil, ice or clay. But who can be affected, what are the causes, and what else is there to know?
Transforming food systems through Global Field ID – a new standard for agriculture?
The new digital farming tool 'Global Field ID' maps field boundaries with technology and assigns unique IDs to each plot of land, with the potential to track changes in food systems.
Why we must end factory farming before it is too late
Why should we end factory farming? The intensely cruel farming process is responsible for extreme animal cruelty, pollution, wildlife extinction and global hunger.
U.S. rice industry advocates for strong farm bill safety net programmes
Jamison Cruce, Senior Director, Government Affairs at USA Rice details how the U.S. rice industry advocates for strong farm bill safety net programmes.
Reproductive technologies for sustainable livestock production
Livestock are an important source of food for the planet’s eight billion humans; societies across the globe must work together to meet the ever-increasing demand for food through reproductive technologies, if we hope to attain global food security Animal-source foods are a vital component of a healthy well- balanced human...
We need to rethink food security
Lindsay Duncan, Farming Campaigns Manager, World Animal Protection, explains why we need to rethink food security.
Asia Analysis January 2023
We warmly welcome you to the January 2023 edition of Asia Analysis, which features an array of compelling articles from electrosynthesis to rice export restrictions.
Towards sustainable control of plant diseases
The 15th of November 2022 was an unremarkable day that may have passed many people by, but this was the day that the world population reached 8 billion people. As many as 828M of those people will go to bed hungry tonight.
Effect of heat and drought on food security and agricultural production
Maize is affected by abiotic stresses, including extreme heat and drought, which is exacerbated by climate change.
Conserving water is essential to feeding the world
Here, we are told by David Green, Executive Director at the U.S. Sustainability Alliance, that conserving water is essential to feeding the world.
Food defense – The road to a more sustainable and resilient society
The Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration (SSEC) at the SLU-Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences discusses how a multi-level Food Defense could protect food security across the globe.
A uniting point for U.S. peanut sustainability
Eric Coronel, Director of Sustainability at The American Peanut Council, highlights a uniting point for U.S. peanut sustainability.
USDA invests $2 billion in food banks and school meal programs
USDA will provide nearly $2 billion in additional funding to food banks and school meal programs for purchasing American-grown foods.
How to compost: saving the planet with food waste
Compost can boost global crop production and reduce methane emitted through landfills – and it can all start in your home with unwanted food scraps.
The International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics
From the 4th to the 7th of November 2022, Phuket, Thailand will host the 19 International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics ISRFG 2022 where we will see agricultural science “Driving the Next Green Revolution”.
We must tackle the UK malnutrition postcode lottery
Malnutrition is often misunderstood as something that only happens in other countries, but UK malnutrition is intensifying.
How will Brexit policy affect your diet?
Brexit policy is to affect micronutrient food supplies in the UK, where foods imports will become harder to access due to trade deals.
Europe’s Nature Restoration Law to repair damaged ecosystems by 2050
The Nature Restoration Law aims to restore damaged ecosystems and bring nature back across Europe, as well as reduce the use and risk of chemical pesticides by 50% by 2030.