ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of smallholder farmers in South and Southeast Asia are missing out on new, resilient seeds that could improve their yields in the face of climate change, according to an index published on Monday.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A cult German board game whose fans include Hollywood actors Mila Kunis and Woody Harrelson may not seem the most obvious vehicle for raising awareness about the importance of preserving crop diversity.
MADRID (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Are taxes and bans on advertising unhealthy foods or education more effective in tackling an emerging global obesity crisis?
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Forget all those loud calls to eat less meat and more plants for better health and a stronger planet - new research shows the world is not producing nearly enough fruit and vegetables to feed everyone.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Denisa Livingston and a group of Navajo women danced the Zumba in front of their council chamber, it raised a few eyebrows among the North American tribe.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a long-sleeved shirt and jeans, expertly navigating eastern Rwanda's bumpy back roads in a white four-wheel drive, Dieudonne Twahirwa looks nothing like the stereotypical African farmer.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rich nations waste $750 billion of food each year, double the amount needed to end global hunger, David Beasley, head of the United Nations World Food Program, said on Tuesday.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rich countries should encourage consumers to eat less meat and help farmers become more environmentally-friendly, campaigners said on Tuesday as pressure mounts to limit global warming.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's first fully organic state won top prize in a U.N.-backed award on Friday, with organizers saying its policies had helped more than 66,000 farmers, boosted tourism and set an example to other countries.
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new United Nations-led multi-million dollar investment fund is targeting young farmers and agribusiness owners, whose struggle to access loans threatens food production and global goals to end hunger, particularly in Africa.