Nepalese villagers endure harsh temperatures and steep hikes to harvest yarsagumba, the rare fungus known as “Himalayan Viagra,” which sells for about $9,400 a pound.
A new initiative looks at farms as parts of complex systems that provide more than food and income.
A controversial resettlement program in Ethiopia is the latest battleground in the race to secure prized farmland and water.
Tonight’s story on PBS NewsHour probes the connection between foreign investment in African farmland and the displacement of native people.
Bangladesh has made dramatic progress in feeding its people. But can it stop a changing climate from sweeping away the gains?
It's no coincidence that the world's poorest countries also are the most vulnerable to a changing climate.
Built in the Central Valley town of Tehachapi in 1908, the Lehigh Southwest Cement plant has emitted high levels of mercury compared with other plants in California and nationwide.
The Philippines can no longer feed itself. That leaves two options: Increase supply or try to do something about demand.
When Filipino fishing families got birth control, the effects were dramatic: more food, kids in school and a new will to defend their reefs.
“Food for 9 Billion” is all over the airwaves tonight, with features on American Public Media's Marketplace and PBS NewsHour on the links between population growth and food security.
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