Agriculture

 
Growing Underground Produce, Richard (c) Zero Carbon Food
 

/ Agriculture

12 Dec 2014

 

Just 33 metres beneath London’s streets a subterranean farm is taking root. Using the latest technology, micro-salad is being grown in a network of forgotten air raid shelter tunnels

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food, Innovation, Justice, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2014

 

A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds

 
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/ Agriculture, Food

21 Aug 2014

 

Supermarket chain Intermarché in France has been selling ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables to customers at a discounted rate to highlight the problem of food waste and provide customers with a cheaper shopping alternative

 
Freshly-threshed rice (c) Neil Palmer (CIAT)
 

/ Agriculture

10 May 2013

 

A groundbreaking method of rice growing is gaining traction in India, thanks to its ability to produce larger amounts of crops and allow for independent farming

 
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/ Agriculture, Environment

26 Apr 2013

 

A new method of farming has the potential to turn Bangladesh into a food-secure, poverty-free country within a decade

 
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/ Agriculture

05 Apr 2013

 

With Uganda recently celebrating 50 years of independence, Tom Lawson speaks to two of the country’s farmers about the progress made in rural gender equality and how the country's agriculture can adapt to a changing climate

 
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/ Agriculture

18 Mar 2013

 

A Dorset-based entrepreneur is tantalising the nation’s taste buds with an offering of ‘British ethnic’ seeds inspired by immigrant cooking recipes, picked up from his travels around Britain

 
(c) Dotty Finlow
 

/ Agriculture

21 Jan 2013

 

A new volunteer network has been set up to distribute free food to those in need, from unsellable farm crops that would otherwise go to waste

 
Farm Hack in New Hampshire. Credit- Lindsey Shute
 

/ Agriculture

16 Jan 2013

 

Thanks to a new collaborative programme and its open source ethics, young farmers in the US are working together to share sustainable and innovative farming technologies, ensuring the longevity of their livelihoods

 
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/ Agriculture

23 Nov 2012

 

A combination of government support and community food growing initiatives is changing the face of the Venezuela’s food sustainability. Miriam Ross shares a taste of the results

 
A Start- Up box scheme- Jean from Local Greens in Herne Hill, London
 

/ Agriculture

25 Oct 2012

 

A social enterprise supplying local food in east London has launched a programme to help other communities set up their own vegetable box schemes across the UK

 
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/ Agriculture

09 Oct 2012

 

Renowned permaculture expert Aranya talks about the environmental – and emotional – benefits of permaculture design

 
A lady picking kale in Hungtso. Credit- Flickr Rajkumar1220
 

/ Agriculture

18 Sep 2012

 

Bhutan has set a target of growing all of its own vegetables by 2014

 
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/ Agriculture

14 Sep 2012

 

Seed Freedom Fortnight will raise awareness of the issues facing farmers in India

 
British farmers are being encouraged to grow more spices Credit- Micha Eli
 

/ Agriculture, Food

13 Aug 2012

 

A major study into Britain’s food system shows how it must change in order to keep food affordable, protect the environment and keep up with increasing world population growth

 
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/ Agriculture

03 Aug 2012

 

Giving more support and opportunities to women farmers in Africa could increase food production on the continent by 20%

 
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/ Agriculture

19 Jul 2012

 

This year's London Permaculture Festival will focus on urban permaculture

 
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/ Agriculture

05 Apr 2012

 

While the heads of the agricultural industry and government officials met to discuss policy at the Oxford Farming Conference earlier this year, an alternative event took place

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food

27 Mar 2012

 

A new report reveals the scale and diverse nature of community food growing projects in the UK that are generating incomes while creating supplies of healthy local food

 
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/ Agriculture, Community

27 Mar 2012

 

Innovative farmers are working with local people to create a sustainable system of agriculture that provides fresh, local food while providing a huge range of benefits to local people, economies and the environment, research has found