Citizen Farm has been using the black soldier fly to help grow its vegetables, as food for its fish and to help tackle food waste - the first in Singapore to incorporate these insects as part of farming practice.
The "closed loop" farm runs on a circular economy approach, by...
Sikkim was declared as India's first 100% organic state in 2016.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised the move towards traditional farming and urged other states to emulate Sikkim's organic agriculture model.
Launched as an ambitious programme through a resolution passed by the Sikkim Legislative Assembly in 2003, and gradually implemented...
Earlier the farmer owner could make an income without having to milk cows every day and the young farmer could make a good income and save the surplus. After about 10 years, the sharemilker was in a position to buy a small farm.
Today, just to get onto the sharemilking...
Developing small farms on unused land in urban areas could help alleviate chronic unemployment for refugees resettled in Australia.
At Mangerton in Wollongong, Karenni refugees are transforming a steep hillside next to the Saint Therese Primary School, into a traditional terraced garden.
According to University of Wollongong geographer Ananth Gopal, community...
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