Nearly a fifth of the EU’s budget goes on livestock farming,...

Europe urged to promote diets lower in meat and dairy and restrict animals to grass-based systems to free land for cropsNearly a fifth of...

The barefoot engineers of Malawi – in pictures

Eight women from rural Malawi travelled to India to train as solar engineers. Now they are lighting the way for their communities, in a...

Can ‘agritecture’ make cities self-sufficient? – in pictures

Roca London Gallery’s latest show explores real-life projects and products helping city buildings grow food and reuse waste. The exhibition runs 9 Feb to...

After the fire: signs of life amid the ashes – in...

The 2018 Menai fire in Sydney ravaged 2,400 hectares of bushland. Alan McFetridge has captured landscapes and objects left in its wake in a...

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Rescued flamingo chicks, angry ibex and Californian elephant seals in this week’s gallery Continue reading...

What is the ScaleSchool?

The ScaleSchool Methodology by Open Team : in Theory and in Practice at the organic farm selected in Nepal Article written by Open Team Director,...

From a ramshackle slum farm, young people are feeding Nairobi’s hungry...

On a tiny urban smallholding in Kenya, the Huruma Town Youth Group tend goats and chickens and grow vegetables – sharing their bounty with...

Is permaculture micro-farming the future of sustainable agriculture?

→ La version française est ci-dessous.   Sodeh Hamzehlouyan, co-chair of the AMAP Ile-de-France network in France, gives her point of view during an interview with...

‘Sick cow’ meat scandal in Poland: fears raised over other slaughterhouses

After secret footage of animals raises health fears across Europe, reporter says tip-offs suggest scandal was not isolated incidentThe practice of smuggling sick cows...

US academics feel the invisible hand of politicians and big agriculture

As universities rely more on industry for funds, researchers taking a stand on health or environment say they’re sidelinedIn a windowless conference room epidemiologist...
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