Nutrition

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.
Apple growing on tree with skyscraper in background (© AP Images)

Urban farming: The green answer to city growth?

Pockets of urban land and city rooftops don't need to remain dormant or unkempt. An urban farm or garden can help the environment and beautify the area.

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.

5 facts you probably don’t know about biotechnology (but should)

After hundreds of studies, scientists around the world say biotechnology is just as safe as products obtained through conventional agriculture.

Healthy diets, healthy economies

With advances in crop development like biofortification, the global agriculture and food sectors have geared up to make people healthier.

This New York teacher’s urban gardens feed students’ minds

A few years ago, teacher Stephen Ritz worked with students as they planted a garden at Discovery High School in the Bronx, New York....

Another reason your Mom was right about that healthy breakfast…on this...

If you want to avoid diabetes, it’s a good idea to start by eating a healthy breakfast. That’s the message for World Diabetes Day 2014.