The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released on Tuesday the ninth annual Global Food Security Index (GFSI) sponsored by Corteva, which measures the underlying drivers of food security in 113 countries, based on the factors of affordability, availability, quality and safety, and natural resources and resilience.
They contaminate the air we breathe, tea we sip, water we drink, and food we eat. They're strewn across the deepest ocean trenches and the highest mountains. They're in fish, insects, whales, corals, and our own poo. They're even showing up in human placentas.
Supermarkets, food manufacturers and restaurant chains under pressure from campaigners over their environmental impact urged Britain on Monday to strengthen a plan to stop tropical forests from being cut down to grow cocoa, palm oil and soy.
Iran has followed strategies for food security and livelihoods such as changing the cultivating season, changing cultivars, using new technologies, transferring cultivation from outdoor to indoor, limiting the cultivation of some crops such as rice in some geographical areas, increasing the volume of annually stored water through watershed management operations, soil erosion control, and also increase of forage production.
The head of Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization said that the country is facing bans harsher than oil-for-food sanctions as it is being prohibited from trading its oil in exchange for food or medicine.
If the arteries become narrow, the blood will need to work harder to get itself (and vital nutrients and oxygen) around the body. If you aren't careful, the heart muscle may tire out completely. Here's one food you could do with eating less of.