Agriculture / Food Security

Our food system is failing half the people, overfed and underfed, on the planet

The world’s food system is failing half of the people on the planet. That’s the disturbing conclusion of the Global Farming & Futures Report, which synthesizes findings collected from more than 400 scientists and 34 countries. The British government’s Department for Business Innovation & Skills published the document in January. ‘Economic inequality among nations and … Continue reading

Agriculture / Impact Assessment / Livestock / Research / Women

Top 100 (‘future of agriculture’) questions

The wizard (picture credit: Sean McGrath’s Photostream). In the (reflective/list-obsessed) spirit of the end-of-year/end-of-decade season, and in case you missed it last November, the ‘top 100’ questions on the future of global agriculture was whittled down from a total of 618 ‘key questions’ over the course of a year by a group of 55 experts … Continue reading