Eating fresh, local produce has been been more trendy. But in freezing cities like Chicago, how do you get your hands on lettuces grown just around the corner? A New York start-up has the answer.
In many parts of the world, droughts are getting longer, more intense and more frequent. Alex Jones, climate and environment director at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, tells DW about the risk to food security.
Seeds modified in a lab are often touted as a means to boost agriculture and food security in Africa. There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead.
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.
All of the Australian state of New South Wales' 800,000 square kilometers of land area is now officially in drought. Farmers have been given permission to shoot kangaroos that compete with livestock for sparse pasture.
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