The Global Food Security programme’s Sian Williams decided to cut all meat and animal products from her diet to see how difficult it would be to eat more sustainably.
Can we tap into ecological defences to better protect crops? The University of Sheffield’s Will Buswell reports.
Employing exotic animals and plants can help the fight against hunger and power economic development. UJAT’s Mike Mitchell reports.
Synthetic biology can help us to secure a sustainable food supply. Huw Jones of Rothamsted Research explains all.
In an audio slideshow special, food writer and consultant Geoff Tansey wonders what will happen to the ancient rice terraces of the Far East.
If the fruit sector were a game, what would it be like? Monopoly – rich get richer, poor get poorer? Snakes and Ladders – it’s all down to luck? Dungeons and Dragons – highly complex and best directed by experts? Or maybe like Twister – needing strength and flexibility?
- Date: 7 August 2018
With livestock production losses due to FMD costing an estimated $2.3 billion each year in Africa, affecting food security, national economies, and the livelihoods of livestock keepers – 85% of which live in extreme poverty – this targeted vaccination programme could help alleviate poverty in eastern Africa.