German Seed Alliance wants to expand production in Africa to ensure better harvests. The company is taking part in this year's African Ambassadors Dialogue with Business in Berlin.
The ongoing scandal over contaminated eggs has raised serious concerns about food safety. How can we ensure the quality of products we buy - and eat? And how do illegal substances end up on our plates at all?
Aldi has taken further precautionary measures to prevent the sale of eggs tainted by the insecticide fipronil. Millions of contaminated eggs have made it to the market in Germany, according to the Agriculture Ministry.
Hands up who remembers their first day of school? Tamsin Walker has no recollection of hers. But had it been here in Germany, it might have been a whole different story. Written in fountain pen, no less.
Worldwide population is expected to grow to nearly 10 billion by 2050 - but agricultural lands won't be able to follow the same pace. The problem is clear: something has to change. The question is what.
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