Why is small scale agriculture unsustainable in Odisha, India?
Prof J Dash, Prof EL Tompkins
12 January 2019
Recent work in Odisha, India by the two supervisors (Dash and Tompkins) has highlighted the crushing impact on agricultural rural households of chronic poverty, social-cultural systems and repeated cycles of damaging natural hazards (Duncan et al., 2017a).
Carbon dosing of denitrifying bioreactors to enhance nitrate removal from agriculture
Dr L A Schipper
14 January 2019
The University of Waikato (UoW) and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) through the joint Institute for Freshwater Management (Te Waiora), in association with Lincoln Agritech and Aqualinc Research have established a new research programme to develop novel approaches for treatment of diffuse pollution from agriculture.
Landscape diversity underpins sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
Dr J Storkey
27 January 2019
The previous secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Anan, called for a uniquely African green revolution in response to the need to increase productivity while reducing the negative impacts of industrialised agriculture on the environment and societies.