The Guardian view on the global food crisis: no time to lose | Editorial

unger is stalking the world. Seven years ago, the United Nations vowed to eradicate it by 2030. Yet the number of people affected globally reached 828 million last year, and an unprecedented number – 345 million – are currently experiencing acute food insecurity, the...

Three ways to make a difference with agriculture this Mandela month

If you’re wondering how you can make a difference this Mandela Month, start with food… Farming is one of the most important professions for the future of food security in Africa. Did you know that, according to StatsSA, 17.3% of South Africa’s population (10.1 million...

What to Know About Containing Diseases in Livestock

Livestock diseases are never great. For one, they could pass to humans and create a possible pandemic, like the COVID-19 zoonotic virus. If they don’t harm humans, the diseases are likely to harm livestock, which could stunt an economy and society’s daily processes in...