Marking International Tea Day, FAO led a virtual event attended by tea exporters, producers, experts and advocacy organisations to highlight the need to prioritise the sustainability and prosperity of the tea sector.
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ProVeg International has claimed that the EU's new Farm to Fork Strategy has ignored the environmental and health impacts of animal farming.
Through the Cargill Cocoa Promise, the company uses technologies, such as mobile money, GPS mapping and digital data collection to allow for greater transparency on how cocoa is grown and sourced from farmers.
In a bid to address the global challenge of food production, researchers have suggested the uptake of a set of technology solutions, including micro-algae, AI, nitrogen-fixating cereals, GMO and insect breeding.
155 companies, including major global food and beverage corporations, have signed a statement as part of the Science Based Targets initiative, urging governments to align COVID-19 recovery plans with the latest climate science.
The research has suggested that efficient use of aquaponics - a system that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics - can be both economically and environmentally profitable.
In a bid to protect wheat and other crops from the Brome Mosaic virus, scientists from UC Riverside set out to better understand how the virus' particles interact with each other when infecting crops.
Andrew Brooks, Global Head of Sustainability at Olam Cocoa, explains the need to support cocoa farmers as a way to reduce deforestation, and highlights the progress that the collaborative Cocoa & Forests Initiative has seen.
Pig ammonia emissions factors are said to based on studies 20 years old, and revising these factors aims to help compliant producers avoid unnecessary expenses.
In a new paper, researchers have identified a series of multiscale and multidisciplinary components - from crop genetics up to global factors - that are “critical” for finding environmentally sustainable solutions to food security.
The macadamia tree is said to be a ‘sustainability giant’ of the plant world, thanks to its inherent ability to optimise its water use and sequester carbon from the atmosphere.
The plastic packaging financial time-bomb is waiting to explode, according to Dom de Ville. The Sancroft Senior Consultant takes a look at the potential impacts and offers advice as to how UK food and beverage industries should respond.
The collaborative research project is said to be the first to determine seeding rates in different environments with low, medium or high productivity.
Of the top 25 measures identified by the report, just 15 could reportedly account for as much as 85 percent of the total emissions abatement.
Alongside renewable energy, sustainable transportation and habitat restoration, the scientists have offered proposals to policymakers which include key points about how oceans can support food security and food systems.