A farm in Japan is to employ robots to help grow vegetables. The new technology will enable the owner to save 50 percent on wages. So will humans be out of a job?
A new generation of agricultural entrepreneurs in Kenya are using the larvae of black soldier flies as a sustainable alternative to fishmeal and soy. Could it take off internationally?
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out the revolution in urban agriculture in Nigeria, the city dwellers turning to artisanal cheese making in Poland, and how herders in South Africa are boosting biodiversity.
A spotlight is on the German meat industry following allegations of poor animal welfare and working conditions amid coronavirus outbreaks at meat plants. Food Minister Julia Klöckner has called for less "cheap meat."
As Europe's climate shifts in the coming decades, some regions will find it increasingly difficult to sustain traditional crops. But with new varieties and strategies, some farmers are planting with an eye to the future.
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