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Moushumi Basu reports from Assam, India, on the people turning to traditional ‘home grown’ strategies to...

Hazel Healy sheds light on a deeply dysfunctional food chain.

Zambia’s Spiced Tilapia Stew Credit: Alexander Mychko / Alamy Stock Photo

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Audrey Simango reports on the phenomena of young men taking over abandoned meals. 

Backed by powerful advertising campaigns, KFC now has 22 outlets in Kenya, paving the way for other chains - Subway, Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery - that are expanding into East Africa. Credit: Brian Inganga

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As Big Food spreads throughout the Global South using the tobacco playbook, Kabugi Mbae investigates the...

Faustina, a street vendor in Accra, Ghana, has a steady stream of customers each day. She pays daily, monthly, and annual tolls to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly in order to carry out her work.  Women like Faustina constitute about 70 per cent of the union's membership, and vendors of vegetables, grains, legumes, fish, and other related items like utensils, charcoal, and provisions are well represented.  Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment 

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Small farmers, social movements and human rights are being elbowed out, says Kirtana Chandrasekaran.

Penny Walters in the kitchen at Byker Community Centre where she volunteers as a chef twice a week. Credit: Tessa Bunney

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Penny Walters bears witness to food poverty in the UK and suggests a way out of it. As told to ...

Visit Organic For All to support small organic farmers struggling with the production costs of organic food.

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To stamp out pesticides from our fragile food systems is to protect those most prone to ill health, Friends of the Earth’s...

Soldiers patrol Santiago, Chile. (February, 2020) Credit: Daniel Guzman Espinoza

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In Chile, state security forces are increasingly detaining, beating and harassing the volunteers of community-led soup...

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Agricultural air pollution seems to be a tough nut to crack. Amy Hall explores the air-pollution problem...

A worker wraps an iceberg lettuce at a lettuce plantation in Pulpi, near Almeria, southeast Spain February 13, 2017. Picture taken February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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Many in Southern Spain's migrant workforce have long been alleging systematic exploitation from employers. Clare...

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Peter Yeung reports on the politics of street food in Bangkok - an informal industry currently under threat...

French law forbids food waste by supermarkets ... France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing ... In December a bill on the issue passed through the national assembly, having been

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By supermarkets, that is. Timothy Baster and Isabelle Merminod on the progress of a much-...

Glyphosate and Roundup: a Monsanto protestor. Photo: Donna Cleveland, CC-BY-2.0

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After decades muddying the science, Monsanto may at last account for its weedkiller’s effects, writes Claire...

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The Guardian repeats the myth that becoming vegan is the ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth....

Peasants feed world: examples of the rich variety of foods produced by peasant farming.

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Peasants, not industrial agriculture, are the way to feed the world, argue Pat Mooney and Nnimmo...

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Precision agriculture is where it’s at – according to the corporate giants. Jim Thomas inspects their plans...

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