More frequent harvest could substantially boost global food production on existing agricultural lands MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (11/25/2013) —Harvesting existing cropland more frequently could substantially increase global food production without clearing more land for agriculture, according to a new study from the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University...

Increasingly, African agriculture is viewed no longer as just as a development project needing aid, but much more hopefully as a business worthy of investment. Go to Source Tags: Agriculture, food security, sub-saharan africa ...

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University will use a $7.3 million federal grant to cultivate the next generation of agricultural scientists in Africa and Asia, in hopes of improving food security and nutrition there. Tags: michigan state university, food security ...

Careful assessment and policies on genetically modified crops could contribute to agricultural development and food security. Go to Source Tags: adoption, genetically, food security, gm crop, agricultural ...

MADISON – An independent commission of scientific leaders from 13 countries today released a detailed set of recommendations to policymakers on how to achieve food security in the face of climate change. Tags: sustainable agriculture, food security ...

With women handling almost half of farm work in poor countries, experts say ‘leveling the plowing field’ could help end hunger for 150 million people NEW DELHI (12 MARCH)—As developing countries battle multiple threats to food security—soaring prices, crop-crushing weather extremes and dramatic population growth—agriculture experts gathering in New Delhi...

From Eureka. We are frequently reminded of the complex challenges Africa faces when it comes to feeding its population, particularly in the sub-Saharan...