Farms. Food. Future.

Farms. Food. Future.


Latest Episodes

Rural Malawians on building back after Cyclone Freddy
May 06, 2024

In March 2023, Cyclone Freddy swept across Malawi, devastating a country already struggling with hunger and poverty. But a year on, hope for a brighter future is returning to its farms.  On this episode, you'll hear directly from the rural Malawians

Regenerative agriculture, from soil to sustainability
April 22, 2024

Despite being a major contributor to global emissions, farming might just hold the key to solving the climate crisis. When agriculture is regenerative, it becomes a win-win for people and planet, increasing food security while protecting the environment.W

Agriculture's Indigenous trailblazers
April 08, 2024

Over 80 per cent of our planet's biodiversity is found on the territories of Indigenous Peoples, who have been farming for generations while caring for forests, deserts, grasslands and oceans. By growing food sustainably, they are leading the way on trans

Rural youth rocking the digital age
March 25, 2024

With smartphones and social media becoming more ubiquitous globally, rural communities that were once remote are finding themselves connected to the rest of the planet.In this episode, we speak to three young YouTubers and TikTokers in Latin America who a

Women shaping sustainable food systems
March 11, 2024

Women are the unsung heroes of our world's food systems. They produce up to 80 per cent of all food in developing countries despite being saddled with a disproportionate share of unpaid work, such as childcare and cooking.To mark International Women'

Zero waste, full plates: winning with school meals
February 27, 2024

Our planet faces a paradox: nearly a third of the world's population experienced food insecurity in 2022, yet a third of the food we grow is never eaten at all. Food loss and waste doesn't just rob billions of nourishment, it unnecessarily drains resource

Swaying the power of seaweed
February 12, 2024

Seaweed packs a punch. It produces more than half of the worlds oxygen and removes millions of tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere each year. It's also incredibly nutritious and easily cultivated, with seaweed farming making up nearly a third of a

Navigating marine biodiversity for a better tomorrow
January 29, 2024

Marine biodiversity is a precious resource but it has longer been under threat. Today's coral reefs, for example, cover half the area they did in 1950, and nearly 10% of marine life is at risk of extinction.How can we support small-scale producers who r

A Bright New Year for Agriculture
December 27, 2023

In our final episode of the year, we hear from a range of climate leaders and how they plan to tackle some of the planets greatest challenges. IFAD Vice-President Grardine Mukeshimana gives insight

A bright new year for agriculture
December 27, 2023

In our final episode of the year, we hear from a range of climate leaders and how they plan to tackle some of the planets greatest challenges. IFAD Vice-President Grardine Mukeshimana gives insight into the challenges faced by rural people, followed by

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