A shorter ingredient list does not mean a product is healthier and better. Additives can improve quality. Consumers should also know that animals are often injected with chemicals in industrial farming, experts said.
Scientists from Australia and Malaysia have found a sugar with many reported health benefits present in the honey produced by five species of stingless bees. The finding could lead to increased interest from consumers.
Julian Trilaksana and Nurul Ihsan –
Diversification can increase food security by mitigating the threat of crop failure. Indonesia can tap suboptimal land to grow many types of alternative crops such as sago.
M Niaz Asadullah –
Evidence shows that an increase in women's representation in agriculture—as can be seen today in South Asia—does not guarantee their socioeconomic empowerment. But that does not mean that it cannot.