Making magic happen in our soil

What if agriculture could be part of the solution instead of the problem? What if agriculture could restore nutrients in the soil, healing it and making it more efficient? What if we could all benefit from a ho...

Designing the future of farming

(GERMANY) Pablo Schaer is a renowned architecture & sustainable design thought leader who has led several groundbreaking environmental construction projects worldwide.   The Argentine architect ...

Impact innovations transform society

By Saidah Nash Carter, Head of Innovation - Africa - Thomson Reuters Total societal impact (TSI) refers to the positive and negative economic, social, and environmental effects an organisation has in the com...

Agriculture a hot topic in Bonn

(GERMANY) There are a host of food and agriculture events being held during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) currently taking place in Bonn. Nordic Food Day is next up, tomorrow, as the importance...

Smallholders receive helping hand

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is spearheading efforts to improve food security in some of the world's poorest regions. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with global ag...

Boost for India’s agriculture industry

(INDIA) A new multi-million dollar initiative - backed by the World Bank - aims to improve the performance of the agriculture industry in India. An investment of $82.50 million was sanctioned by the World...

Agriculture and tech a perfect match

(AUSTRALIA) Technology is transforming how industries operate - especially the agricultural sector. A new partnership in Australia, between the country's science agency - the Commonwealth Scientific and I...

Food disruptors wanted

(USA) Innovative young companies working to transform the food industry are being encouraged to pitch for an accelerator platform being backed by Nestlé USA - before applications close tomorrow. The Terra...

Food gong for agriculture pioneer

(USA) The President of the African Development Bank has been crowned 2017 World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony in America. Nigeria's Dr Akinwumi Adesina picks up the quarter of a million dollar top pri...

Crops have the tools to fight drought

(AUSTRALIA) An international team of scientists has discovered a way of making plants more resilient in drought conditions. Led by researchers from the Australian National University (ANU), the breakthrou...