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Sustainable diets will remain a minefield until we change the way we approach food

With profit-making still at the top of the food industry agenda - and the environmental costs of many food products hidden by complex supply chains - we need more than consumer power alone to achieve a truly sustainable food system...

By Chris West, Bob Doherty & Tony Heron 1 day ago

Disasters cost farmers in developing countries billions of dollars

Between 2005 and 2015, natural disasters cost agricultural sectors of developing countries $96bn in damage or lost crop and livestock production, according to FAO's new report...

16 Mar 2018

FAO, Google collaborates on new forest data tool

The efficient monitoring and reporting on forest cover and land use is essential in monitoring progress on Sustainable Development Goals and crucial for countries adapting to and mitigating climate change...

7 Mar 2018

Halting deforestation: Striking the right balance between human and planetary needs

Rapid population growth accelerates global demand for forest products and services. On the other hand, the population growth also increases demand for agricultural production and converting forests to arable land...

22 Feb 2018

Nominations open for the 2018 Africa Food Prize

The prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of Africa's agriculture agenda. It puts a bright spotlight on bold initiatives and innovations that can be replicated across the continent to create a new era of food security and economic opportunity for all Africans...

1 Feb 2018

Bamboo - untapped green gold

Ethiopia has the largest area of bamboo in Africa. However, this green gold is poorly managed and exploited, say expert investors...

By Girmachew Gashaw 22 Dec 2017

Growing bamboo market in Africa

Bamboo: Africa's untapped potential resource for economic growth...

By Zipporah Musau 17 May 2016

Film festival to focus on forests

Greenpop will be hosting Forest in Focus, a film festival fundraiser in celebration of our forests, in Cape Town, South Africa from 6-11 June 2013.

28 May 2013

1time partners with Greenpop to ensure a greener Africa

1time Airline came on board with its commitment to create a greener Southern Africa that has resulted in a partnership with social enterprise company Greenpop, which will prove vital in aiding environmental awareness and sustainable development in the region.

10 Jul 2012