MIT engineers have created a special seed coating that supplies essential nutrients to the germinating plant and helps it grow in barren areas.
Planting mangrove trees on the shores of Vietnam is helping protect against global warming – and also sowing the seeds of female empowerment.
China’s “free from meat” market, has grown 33.5% since 2014 to be worth $9.7 billion last year, according to Euromonitor. It is set to reach $11.9 billion by 2023.
Seawater Solutions is using saltmarshes to grow salt-resistant plants like samphire, which is growing from gourmet garnish to mainstream meal.
Lake Chad has shrunk to a tenth its size, with climate change one of the factors. This has a huge impact on the lives of people dependent on it for food and water. A local explains.
Could the country’s famously healthy diet be in jeopardy as Western eating habits start to intrude?
As the population grows and climate change worsens, food security is a major challenge. But innovative farming techniques could make a difference.
Barclays predicts that the alternative meat market could reach $140 billion within the next decade - a 10-fold increase from current levels.
Urgent action is required to transform the way in which food is produced, accessed, valued and consumed. The UN Food Systems Summit in 2021 offers a timely deadline.
A family health emergency led to the invention of a wristband that analyses your DNA to tell you which foods to buy to stay healthy and reduce your risk of diseases like diabetes.
Researchers have mapped food sharing initiatives in 100 cities, from Dublin to Singapore - and found they exist at every level of food production, from growing to eating. Here's how they ...
Thailand entered a dry season on Nov. 1, which is expected to last through to April 30 next year - and could have a major impact on agriculture.
As Burger King and the Vegetarian Butcher have teamed up to serve up the Rebel Whopper in its European restaurants, here’s what you need to know about the plant-based meat brand.
Climate change may cause a dramatic drop in rice production in major growing regions, a decline that could jeopardize critical food supplies, researchers report.
Rotting pumpkins and other holiday waste thrown into landfill contribute to greenhouse gases – but there are many ways our lanterns can live on.