‘Farmers struggle every day to produce enough healthy food for all’
Barry Murphy
The World Farmers' Organisation (WFO) has met in South Africa and is calling for favourable policy measures to support farmers adapt to climate change.
10 May 2023 Features
Big 5 safari in South Africa
A farm turned safari game reserve created when a drought-ridden landscape had to find a new focus. Amii McKeever travelled to Inverdoorn Reserve in South Africa’s Tankwa Karoo
22 March 2023 World
World report: China imports, UK pork and lab-grown US chicken
Brief updates from Argentina, China, US and UK.
Increasing food production ‘urgent’ - President Higgins
President Michael D Higgins warned of food insecurity at the International Conference on Agriculture in Senegal on Wednesday.
25 January 2023 News
Weanling prices set to soar as live exporters scramble for stock
Adam Woods has the latest on the weanling export trade and what the outlook is like for 2023.
6 January 2023 Markets
What’s so special about the old world?
You often hear the terms “Old World” and “New World” used to describe wine. What differentiates them?”
4 January 2023 Neven
50 years in the EU: divergence between Irish, EU and global agriculture
Andy Doyle considers how the EU policy move to environment first and agriculture second will play out for the growing global population.
4 January 2023 News
Irish charity tripling potato yields in east Africa
Vita is helping small farmers in Africa to grow potato yields by improving seed quality and helping farmers to implement better husbandry practices.
28 December 2022 News
Not getting Irish beef into global markets
Irish beef exports are heading for record volumes in 2022 but we are still failing to break into markets outside Europe.
24 December 2022 News
Christmas in Kenya: meet the Corkman working with farm families on the equator
From Cork to Kenya, Development Pamoja co-founder James Hennessy talks to Maria Moynihan about working hand-in-hand with local farm families to challenge issues from climate change to period poverty.
21 December 2022 Features