In many parts of the world, agriculture has been marked by increased productivity. And yet, that alone has not been enough to eradicate hunger globally.
There's also been a backlash against the external environmental impact of conventional agriculture, leading to powerful movements in favor of organic and sustainable farming.
Belize's amazing biodiversity attracts growing numbers of visitors every year. But as Alexa Dvorson reports, Belize faces crucial choices: to promote its natural heritage and earn revenue from ecotourism, or allow foreign investors to clear land for wide-scale agriculture in a bid to reduce poverty.
Finding the perfect harvest item from a local grower is one of the joys of strolling through a French market. But life isn't always easy for French farmers in the face of climate change and competition from agribusiness.