What are the factors making agricultural investments in Africa a success ? And how can smallholder farmers benefit from investments so that they can earn a living income in the long run? These questions were addressed at the 8th German African Agribusiness Forum.

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The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) and the retailer Lidl Switzerland have jointly developed a cellulose protective coating for fruit and vegetables. The novel coating is made from…

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In many countries in the Global South, malnutrition is a cross-cutting issue with economic, societal and environmental impacts. Via an SDC-funded project carried out by IFOAM – Organics International, hundreds of…

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In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at…

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As well as shedding light on agricultural plastic products that are used globally in a range of different value chains, the report also identifies sustainable alternative products and practices.

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