A special issue of the open-access peer-reviewed Russian Journal of Economics has claimed that although Russia has significantly developed its agri-food sector, the country has been presented with a number of new challenges.
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The researchers found that green spaces including parks, gardens, allotments, roadside verges and woodland cover 45 percent of Sheffield – a figure similar to other UK cities.
Researchers have developed a new high-resolution mapping framework which aims to precisely estimate evapotranspiration - said to be key in managing crop water use and farm efficiency.
Companies across the world are having to create contingency plans and react to changes in demand as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Here, Tyler A. McNeil takes a look at the Kellogg Company's response to a soar in demand for non-perishable items.
What measures is the global food & beverage industry taking in response to the COVID-19 outbreak? This page will be updated with the latest information.
Reports of panic-buying have been heard all across the globe and supermarkets are seeing products selling faster than ever before. Here, Dr Sylvain Charlebois explains that the panic-buying could have knock-on effects for the entire global supply chain and perhaps even present some opportunity.
In light of International Women's Day 2020, FAO, IFAD and WFP have called for action to achieve gender equality in the agricultural and food sector, and have reiterated their commitments to the cause.
Genetically modified food has faced opposition from both consumers and decision-makers alike. Here, Dr. Oliver Peoples, PhD., CEO of Yield10 Bioscience, suggests that, with modern understanding of their benefits, GMO crops could hold the answer to ensuring the food security of the future.
Members of the International Food and Water Research Centre (IFWRC) Scientific Advisory Panel discuss current challenges the food industry is facing, including climate change and food fraud, as well as key trends and the role of international collaboration between industry, academia, government and non-government organisations.
The traditional Mediterranean diet is said to be widely recognised for its multiple health benefits and low environmental footprint.
The seafood industry is often scrutinised for depleting fish stocks and harming the oceans, but is this all confirmed in fact? Max Mossler from the University of Washington’s Sustainable Fisheries Project explains how consumers may well be ill-informed.
The first UK consumer study on the use of Bambara Groundnut as an ingredient has shown that sharing information on its sustainable features increased consumers' positive emotional connection to food.
At this stage and on basis of conservative estimates, the FAO has announced that it seeks $70 million to urgently support both pest control and livelihood protection operations in order to ensure the food security of the East African region.
Food Standards Scotland has said it is collaborating with numerous Scottish businesses to raise awareness of food crime.