On Monday, 11 October 2010 three Australians of the Year for 2010 will host a once-in-a-lifetime dinner in Sydney – Nourish.Held at b2 Studios in Alexandria, Australian of the Year, Professor Patrick...

* Kraft Foods to Donate Five Meals to World Food Programme for Every Photo of Play Uploaded to the Company’s New Corporate Facebook Site * 14,000 Employees in 50 Countries to Volunteer during Delicious...

A team of scientists at the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics has successfully used genetic modification (GM) to improve the salt tolerance of rice, offering hope for improved rice production...

One of the world’s most sophisticated plant research facilities – opened in Adelaide last week – is expected to make significant advances in international agricultural sustainability...

The UN food agency has advised that a fall in food prices below the levels seen before prior to 2008 are highly unlikely given market fundamentals. Food prices soared early last year as talk of a looming...

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...

A new report released last week has shone the spotlight on food production as the food needs of the global population are expected to soar by around 50 per cent in the next 40 years.The report, produced...

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...

With the second-highest recorded cereals crop expected this year and stocks replenished, the world food supply looks less vulnerable to shocks than it was during last year’s food crisis, FAO said...

A joint statement made by Australian, Canadian and US Farmer, Environmental and Consumer Organisations has been released, restating opposition to genetically modified (GE) wheat and commitment to stop...