agriculture

  • Edible Insects may be the next new superfood trend

    Way past quinoa: bugs can be the next new superfood trend

    Maybe next time, you should think twice before you whack those annoying insects with a newspaper. According to scientists, those miniature creatures could be the solution for food crises all around the world. Are we running out of food? The 2017 Global report on the Food Crises stated that...
  • Break the cycle

    The El Niño episode severely affected more than 60 million people around the world. The impact of drought, flooding and severe storms led 22 countries to appeal for international humanitarian assistance in East and Southern Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the Pacific according to the UN Secretary General’s...
  • The Future of Food

    For centuries we have taken for granted the natural processes governing the planet. Often we disregard the consequences of using such processes to our advantage despite not fully understanding how they function. On the surface, humanity seems to have food production under control- yet where plants are concerned it...
  • The Gendered Dimension of Climate Change

    Readers may already be wondering: “What on earth has climate change got to do with gender?” The perplexity is understandable, as attention to the gendered dimension of climate is relatively new, and environmental issues are often seen as purely technical problems, to be dealt with by scientists and engineers....
  • Fighting for Food

    This 17 April was the 20th annual International Day of Peasants’ and Farmers’ Struggle. It was also a solemn reminder of the risks that millions of farmers face in their seemingly innocuous ambition to simply grow and sell food. Twenty years ago, on 17th April 1996, 19 farmers, members of...
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