Arable land is in decline worldwide, and agriculture needs to become more sustainable. This week Eco India looks at people who are rethinking farming in India and Germany.
The number of property claims on plants by companies is rising. This can have dramatic consequences for farmers around the globe, as a case in India shows.
A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform.
A UN report on the state of world biodiversity for food and agriculture links rising food insecurity and chronic hunger to threatened habitats and ecosystems. But traditional female stewards of biodiversity offer hope.
By choosing to eat the same meals again and again, people are putting the future of food supply at risk, a United Nations report has said. Farming and fishing practices could be revamped and new crops introduced.
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