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There’s a lot of talk about biodiversity these days. It has become a buzzword in the corporate boardrooms of the food industry. As the co-founder of a small company, Yolélé, with biodiversity at its heart, I think a lot about

Small-scale irrigation is giving the youth, especially those previously neglected in rural settings, a fighting chance to secure livelihoods and become smallholder farmers. Small-scale irrigation is creating employment opportunities for young people across rural Ethiopia. In the highly populated highlands of Ethiopia, where

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While you sip your morning brew, consider this: By 2050, the area suitable for most coffee production is expected to decline by around 50%. The culprit? Climate change. The climate crisis. Your daily dose of coffee depends on specific climate conditions,

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