With effect from 2018, the Government will not buy soya seeds from outside the country and will, by the end of the next year, completely halt importation of wheat.

British fast food restaurants and grocery chains, including Tesco, Morrisons and McDonald’s, buy their chicken from Cargill, which feeds its poultry with imported soy, much of it apparently com

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Weather forecasts suggest soybean planting in key regions of Brazil may be delayed due to scarce rains following the end of the fallowing period in states like Paraná, Mato Gr

Mumbai: As many as 1,327 farmers have committed suicide in the state in the last six months, official figures show. This is only 14% less than the 1,543 cases recorded till June-end last year.

Disruptions caused by weather, conflict or politics at one of those so-called “chokepoints” could limit food supplies and push up prices, the study by British think-tank Chatham House warned.

The watchdog NGO Mighty Earth followed up its February investigation into deforestation for soybean production and found that companies are sourcing from farms in Brazil and Bolivia where clearance

Recent years have witnessed a groundswell of private sector commitments to reducing deforestation linked to the agricultural commodities that underpin vast corporate supply chains.

Up to US$906 billion in company turnover depends on commodities that drive the majority of tropical deforestation globally, says environmental non-profit CDP.

A key ingredient in junk food is vegetable oil, and 60 percent of edible vegetable oil is produced from oil palm and soybeans — crops that are currently associated with massive deforestation in Sou

New research has added to the growing list of challenges facing the nation’s pollinators.

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