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.
When a group of Brazilian families occupied disused farmland they found lifeless soil and water. Fifteen years on, they have brought it back to health. Their story is part of a larger battle over Brazil's farming future.
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.
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