The growth of urban agriculture in Zimbabwe

The growth of urban agriculture in Zimbabwe has been phenomenal. Every space seems to be cultivated, with a huge array of crops. Today you see tractors, irrigation pumps, trucks carrying produce to markets, with significant investments in commercialised agriculture...

EU Unveils Law to Halt Biodiversity Loss and Improve Food Systems

European Commission has proposed new rules to reduce the use and risk of pesticides in the EU aiming to make food systems fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly.  Nature Restoration Law is a key step in avoiding ecosystem collapse and preventing the worst...

A unique food and nutrition journey

Worcester was recently the location of a “learning journey” where participants gained first-hand experience of challenges in the town’s food system. This innovative research approach encouraged participants to think about how food and nutritional security and...

Globalisation of food production has left millions hungry | Letters

George Monbiot’s piece on the fragility of the global food system and the hunger crisis was powerful and timely (The banks collapsed in 2008 – and our food system is about to do the same, 19 May). The world is in the midst of awful humanitarian and climate crises, and...