Enshrined within the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are lofty ambitions which when achieved will do the entire humanity good. The question is, what is a practical way to measure progress on the goals? The Finnish have a clever answer.
Robotics researchers from the Australian Centre for Field Robotics are deploying robots to do high-precision farming; saving crops, avoiding unnecessary use of chemical pesticides and fertilisers, and helping farmers do more with less work.
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Today's food system is falling short when it comes to safeguarding the health of humans and the environment. SustainAbility's Corinne Hanson and Lorraine Smith explore what a regenerative food system would look like.
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November 4 gives humanity cause to celebrate, but there is still work to be done before we halt climate change - and it must be done soon, says UNFCCC's Patricia Espinosa.
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Australia relied on homegrown produce to tide over food shortages during the Second World War. It could be time to harvest the lessons of yesteryear, says University of Western Australia's Andrea Gaynor.
Demographic trends can shape the economy and standards of living in a country. By crafting the right policies, governments can harness the demographic developments of the future to improve the well-being of its people, writes World Bank Group's Mahmoud Mohieldin.
Sustainability certifications for fish, meat and food staples are already well-established. Sheffield Hallam University's Wayne Martindale argues that it's time high-value, trendy foods like the avocado answer to the same standards.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...