As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.
10 Jul 2019
Fake meat may be the food of the future...
Leigh Ackland 26 Jun 2019
"Ugly" or "wonky" veg were blamed for up to 40% of wasted fruit and vegetables in 2013, as produce was discarded for failing to meet retailer appearance standards...
Miriam C. Dobson and Jill L. Edmondson 14 May 2019
The guideline by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification initiative is set to further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises...
26 Apr 2019
The volume of edible food that is wasted is staggering. In 2017, the UN estimated that almost a third of all food that is produced is discarded...
Megan Blake 1 Oct 2018
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has warned the public on the detection of the Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) in the Orange River area within the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality...
31 Aug 2018
Plant diseases significantly limit the ability of many countries to produce sufficient staple and cash crops. Research conducted by Connected focuses on addressing its spread by vector-insects that transmit a disease from one plant to another...
3 Aug 2018
The Connected Virus Network Launch Conference drew dozens of world-class researchers from sub-Saharan Africa and the UK, confirming a growing network whose collaborations promises to yield solutions to devastating crop diseases...
18 May 2018