Hundreds of thousands of small farmers in Bangladesh are shifting their fields to high value crops like fruit and flowers to meet growing demand and leave subsistence farming behind.
As the use of mobile technology in Africa continues to skyrocket, it’s changing more than how people communicate — it’s also changing how they grow their food.
Sustainably produced fair-trade organic foods are enjoying a surge in demand in the European market, creating not only profits for firms here in Europe but also new income-generating opportunities for smallholders in developing countries.
Exports drop 40% as world’s second-biggest coffee exporter suffers rising temperatures and drought, combined with effects of deforestation, land degradation and depleted water resources caused by decades of growth.
National Centre for the Uplands conference hears the focus must return to sustainable profit from livestock in hill farming communities