With Waitrose going plastic-free, this is only the start of a plastic-free revolution. These are the steps needed to make sure that supermarkets continue the environmental-friendly trend.
China announced on Friday that it would begin working towards clinical trials for an African swine fever vaccine.
By excluding women from developing human capital, early marriage prevented many economies from being successful, write Joerg Baten and Alexandra de Pleijt.
The rate of obesity is growing faster in rural areas than cities, partly due to the fact that people in cities have greater access to healthier foods and places to exercise.
With China’s appetite for meat growing rapidly over the past few decades, new technologies and the health and environmental impacts of meat consumption are drawing more people towards "mo...
Chefs Bela Gil, Anahita Dhondy and Rosette Fien are finding healthy and tasty solutions to one of the world's greatest health crises - poor nutrition.
Swapping from rice to vegetables and fruit is helping farmers make the most of climate change's unpredictable rain
New research suggests a way to map precisely where and how to use groundwater recharge to refill Californian aquifers and stop the land from sinking.
A distant relative of wheat, Kernza captures carbon, reduces farmers’ energy consumption and helps maintain healthy soil.
Relying on a narrow band of plants and animals for our food is limiting diversity and creating problems for the future.
Here we look at the latest research to address six common questions about beef and climate change.
With demand for meat outstripping production, what are the alternatives and how commercially viable are they?
A new FAO publication offers 20 actions to implement the 2030 Agenda with case studies highlighting how these are being practised in countries around the world. Here are just 5 examples.
Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global stu...
A government programme is providing training and funds to help farmers process and package local spices and herbs, boosting their incomes and protecting forests.