Targeting a neglected threat to potato production in Africa

With an ability to produce more food per hectare than most crops, the potato has great potential to contribute to Africa’s expanding food needs. But that potential is all too often cut short by pathogens and pests that decimate potato yields across the region. ...

How to Stop Food Systems from Feeding Pandemics: Embrace One Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest and most disruptive in a wave of infectious disease outbreaks since 1980 for which zoonotic pathogens, a term used for diseases that jump from animals to humans, are responsible. HIV/AIDS and the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic also...