Italian farmers are returning to their land months after a devastating earthquake struck. They are planning to plant traditional lentil seeds. The regional speciality has become a symbol not just of rebirth but of resilience.
Directors of Sardex, a regional mutual credit network encompassing several thousand small and medium-sized businesses on the Italian island of Sardinia, are thinking big — even globally — but moving cautiously.
Dozens of hot air balloons dot the skies over Italy's central Umbria region as enthusiasts gather from around the world for two weeks of friendly competition.
In far-right League-dominated territory in northern Italy, a veteran farmer and a number of African youths have set up their own organic farm amid a crackdown on asylum-seekers. Ylenia Gostoli reports from Oleggio.
The new government in Rome is walking in the footsteps of Donald Trump's trade protectionism, as it has threatened to torpedo the CETA trade agreement because it doesn't protect Italy's farmers and their products.
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