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Sustainability can't be sidelined in response to Ukraine – webinar
Noel Bardon
A webinar on the topic of food security hosted by Colm Markey MEP discussed food security in the context of Ireland, Ukraine and internationally.
13 April 2022 News
Investigating your food: who grew your Easter egg?
It’s the time of year where supermarkets are brimming with one of the nation’s favourite foods – chocolate. But what goes into producing the average Easter treat? Janine Kennedy investigates.
13 April 2022 News
Rising food prices leading to famine in Somalia – Concern Worldwide
Rising food prices due to the impact of the war in Ukraine are already contributing to greater levels of drought in some African countries.
Too soon to review Food Vision – Arnold
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Tom Arnold, who chaired the Food Vision 2030 group, explains that the crisis caused by war needs an immediate response but in the longer term a food systems model is necessary.
6 April 2022 News
Grants of €250,000 for agri-food companies to develop African markets
The Africa Agri-Food Development Programme enables the sharing of Irish business knowledge and expertise with partners in Africa.
21 March 2022 News
Snake banishment? Tall tale or long story?
In honour of St Patrick’s Day Amii McKeever pays a visit to James Hennessey who – using the profits from his construction business during the boom – bought a zoo. And not just any zoo; a reptile one.
15 March 2022 Living Life
Watch: milking 9,500 cows on a Dubai desert dairy farm
A Dubai dairy farm is achieving annual milk yields of 11,500l through a system based on solely imported feed and 24/7 milking. Barry Murphy and Anne O'Donoghue report.
12 March 2022 News
G7 agriculture ministers meeting on food security
The short notice calling of a G7 agriculture ministers meeting reflects the growing concern about the Ukraine conflict on global food supply.
9 March 2022 News
Ukraine war could trigger global food crisis, Ireland has a duty to respond
Any hope that Russia’s advance on Ukraine would be short-lived or deterred by global sanctions has disappeared, writes Justin McCarthy.
6 March 2022 Editorial
Food news: chocolates from Africa and 'class' food in Galway
Indulge in some bean-to-bar chocolates from Madagascar and see what all the fuss is about in Galway’s Pálás cinema bar, with a new team in the kitchen, writes Ilka Denker.
26 February 2022 News
Global Report: stories from around the world
Round-up of news on agri food from around the world, including South Africa, Ukraine, USA and China.
26 January 2022 World
Teagasc works with dairy farmers in Tanzania
Teagasc is teaming up with the Embassy of Ireland, Tanzania, and Sustainable Food Systems Ireland to enhance Tanzanian dairy production in an environmentally sustainable way.
26 December 2021 News