The idea is simple. There are farmers who need money and people who want to invest in agriculture. Farmcrowdy takes 20% of the profits and the rest is shared evenly between farmer and investor.
As Italian hazelnut plantations expand to cater to our love of chocolate and nougat, they are leaving a bitter aftertaste on local soil, water and air.
Practically everyone loves chocolate. And yet, child labor remains a problem in cocoa farming. For years, the chocolate industry has promised to end the practice, but a new study shows it has actually increased.
The EU's new agricultural policy will take take further steps to protect the environment in the future, but we're far off from a green revolution, says DW's Max Zander.
For many years, the Cape Verde Islands profited from investments in tourism. But now — because of the coronavirus spread — tourists are staying away, hurting the local economy. Jochen Faget reports from Boa Vista.
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