The Australian Conservation Foundation’s (ACF) call for the Government to establish a sustainable agrifood strategy has added momentum to safeguarding Australia’s food security, according to...

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary in the UK, Hilary Benn, has proclaimed a need to change the way food is produced and processed so that we continue to enjoy healthy affordable food in...

A new report from the UK has shone the light on the current food security situation and called for greater action to deal with the threat. “If people go hungry then political stability goes out of...

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General Jacques Diouf has welcomed the G8’s $20 billion (A$25b) Food Security Initiative as an encouraging policy shift.”The L’Aquila...

Because food is a basic necessity, the agriculture and food sectors are showing more resilience to the global economic crisis than other industries. But the risks could increase if the economic downturn...

Food security and the role of agriculture in the recovery from the global recession was high on Australia’s agenda for the G8+ Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, the Federal Government has advised. The...

The recently established Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture has urged the immediate adoption of a five-point plan of action, entitled “Food First”, to counter concerns about food security...

By 2022 we will source and eat our food in ways radically different from today, according to a new report from the UK-based Food Ethics Council. Although the future is unpredictable, the scenarios highlight...

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Tony Burke is in China and Hong Kong this week with Australian industry leaders promoting wine and meat and pushing for a free trade agreement.Mr Burke...

World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy is coming to Australia for the 2009 ABARE Outlook conference, a decision that highlights the importance of Australia’s role in the future of...