African countries have long maintained some of the strictest regulations on genetically modified agriculture, with only four out of 47 nations in continental Africa allowing the planting of any genetically modified crops. In an interview, Robert Paarlberg explains why that is unlikely to change anytime soon.
The United States has curtailed its humanitarian aid to the Palestinian territories by cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in direct development assistance and funding to the United Nations. In an interview, Lana Abu-Hijleh discusses the impact of those cuts on food security in the West Bank and Gaza.
The impacts of a drastically warming climate are already being felt in Mongolia, where rising air temperatures and declining average precipitation are imperiling the country’s agriculture sector. In an interview, Tungalag Ulambayar discusses the threat that climate change poses to Mongolia’s food security.