Our agricultural systems are motivated by the need to feed more people and remain profitable. Farming is crucial to poverty alleviation and food security. But at what environmental cost?
The number of property claims on plants by companies is rising. This can have dramatic consequences for farmers around the globe, as a case in India shows.
The UN's scientific body on climate change highlights in a new report the strong connection between land use and climate change. A radical change in the food system is key to people's livelihoods and health worldwide.
Agricultural drones could help farmers take care of their crops and even cut down on pesticides. While there's certainly some buzz, laws and price tags may hinder the industry from taking off.
By choosing to eat the same meals again and again, people are putting the future of food supply at risk, a United Nations report has said. Farming and fishing practices could be revamped and new crops introduced.
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