Australia lowered its wheat forecast by nearly 13 percent on Tuesday as a crippling drought across the country’s east coast has cut output from the world’s fourth-largest exporter to a 10-year low.
Rice farming is known to be a major contributor to climate change, but new research suggests it is far bigger a problem than previously thought.
Afghanistan, where a lack of snow and rain in recent months has badly hit the harvest, sparking warnings of severe food shortages
A heat wave in North Korea has led to rice, maize and other crops withering in the fields, “with potentially catastrophic effects”, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societ
A divided federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a widely-used pesticide that critics say can endanger children and farmers.
Current crop yields could provide nutritious food for the projected 2050 global population, but only if we make radical changes to our dietary choices, a new study shows.
HAMBURG (Reuters) - The market is still uncertain about the size of Germany’s drought-damaged wheat crop as harvesting spreads northwards to areas which have suffered most from the dry weather, tra
The 1972-74 food price crisis is the stuff of policy legend. At a time when grain prices had been declining for decades, the global price of wheat tripled in the space of just three years.
Abuja — The African Development Bank (AfDB) yesterday said it would invest $120 million in the next two to three years to boost productivity and transform cassava and other eight other commodities
Dar es Salaam — Consumers will soon start enjoying a new type of bread following the introduction of new orange fleshed sweet potato bread.
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