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Farmland in EU: Ordinary commodity or public good?

In the 27-member European Union, farmland is being concentrated into fewer hands at an ‘alarming’ extent and speed, according to a report approved by...

Conflicts and drought at the root of hunger, FAO reports

The global food production is “booming”, driven by strong cereal harvests, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. However, 37 countries, 29 of which in...

Land concentration in Europe. What we know

Farmland concentration is not just a Global South phenomenon. In the 27-member European Union, only 3.1 percent of farms controlled the 52.2 percent of...

#WorldFoodDay – Featured Video

Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development Large movements of people is one of the most complex challenges the world...

Understanding the Seed Treaty

Cassava comes from South America, but it is feeding Africa. It is a major caloric source for 500 million people. The potato is native of the...

Genetics, at the roots of food security

Our lives depend on genetic resources for food and agriculture, the raw materials used by farmers, local communities, breeders, researchers and biotech industry for producing food...