Bernhard Krüsken talks about the challenges facing farmers and farming. He's general secretary of the German Farmers' Association, a lobbying outfit. Its members range from huge agribusinesses to small organic market gardeners.
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 Germany, some like it hot — this summer's unusually hot, sunny weather, that is. For many farmers, the prolonged heat means smaller harvests and diminished food reserves for their livestock. Will food prices soar?
Due to a scarcity of agricultural land in South Korea, organic brand Doalnara has expanded its operations to Brazil, where it combines healthy diet with a unique lifestyle. Flávia Milhorance and Alicia Prager report.
Organic agriculture is supposed to be the ultimate environmental savior. But can it feed the 10 billion people expected by 2050 in a sustainable manner?
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