WHEN you pick up supplies at your local supermarket for tonight’s dinner, the produce will likely have come from many parts of Australia and from distant parts of the world. But some of the fresh produce...

GOING vegetarian won’t save the planet from catastrophic climate change but reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production is a bankable marketing angle for plant-based foods, and just another...

The University of Sydney will today launch a $20 million multidisciplinary research centre dedicated to tackling problems of food security and environmental challenges in Australia and the surrounding...

A world-renowned Israeli environmental scientist and hydrologist, Dr Daniel Hillel, whose work has been behind some of the leading Israeli irrigation technologies that are used throughout Australia, has...

As global food demand is poised for unprecedented growth, Australian agriculture can and will play a significant role in meeting demands, according to an Australian expert in international agriculture...

Rapidly increasing chocolate consumption in developing countries, along with instability in cacao growing areas are leading to a chocolate supply crisis. According to Professor Guest, from the University...

An independent commission of scientific leaders from 13 countries, including Australia, has released today a detailed set of recommendations to policy makers on how to achieve food security in the face...

The University of Queensland and the Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation have jointly developed a new AU$7 million research centre to focus on research, development,...

Scientists from two Australian universities in collaboration with an international academic have discovered ancient wild cereal genes that could potentially allow less water to be used in conventional...

Tesco Lotus has opened Asia’s the first of its “zero-carbon” supermarket Asia, as part of its commitment to be a zero carbon business by 2050. Tesco Lotus is a major supermarket chain in Thailand, Cambodia and China....