Soybean harvest in Brazil (© AP Images)

Nobel scientists: Genetically modified foods save lives

An open letter signed by 109 Nobel Prize winners calls on governments around the world to approve genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Four winners of 2016 World Food Prize (World Food Prize Foundation)

African scientists, U.S. economists share 2016 World Food Prize

This year's winners have worked to treat vitamin and mineral deficiencies by developing fortified crops and convincing people to plant and eat them.
Women picking from garden with bowl of strawberries in foreground (© AP Images)

Will silk replace plastic and prevent food waste?

About half of the produce grown for human consumption spoils. A silk protein could keep food from going to waste and reduce the need for plastics.
Bees swarming around each other (© AP Images)

What’s the buzz on saving honeybees? [video]

Plant pollination, from bees and other animals, is an important part of agriculture and food production. Learn what you can do to keep bees healthy.

Honored by Obama, she has an inclusive new recipe for success

Jimena Flórez, through her healthy snack company Crispy Fruits, is partnering with cacao farmers in Colombia and supporting organic agriculture.

How will we feed 9 billion people in 2050?

The world population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Simple, smart investments in agricultural production can ensure food security for all of them.

Produce more, conserve more with climate-smart agriculture

With earlier planting seasons and water supplies vanishing as a result of climate change, farmers around the world need to adapt.

A better future for all starts with one

Three success stories in Honduras, Colombia and Haiti show how Latin American and Caribbean countries have made progress in improving conditions.

With billions to feed, sustainable agriculture is not a luxury

The challenge facing farmers and the food industry is to feed the 9 billion people expected in 2050 while preserving the environment and climate.