Poor soil quality has seen agricultural productivity in Africa decline when it drastically needs to increase. Will 2015’s International Year of Soils help?
The booming global mining industry is encroaching on farmland for marginalised people, how can NGOs protect them?
Most of the world’s poorest people rely on markets for their food. Many of them don’t have access to nutritious, affordable foods
Men are setting off to find work in cities, and women are being left holding the sickle – how can we help them?
Damage to crops costs farmers in the developing world up to 50% of their produce. Can these innovations improve yields?
An Australia-Africa initiative is sowing nearly $1m in training, mentoring and action plans to combat pests’ threat to agriculture
The use of volunteer farmer trainers has more than doubled volumes of milk sold. But how do you get them to stay?
One year on from the landmark summit, civil society is pressing governments to turn pledges into cash
Devised for industrialised farms, precision agriculture now has the potential to increase the yields of smallholder farmers