5 December 2023, Bonn, Germany
4 - 8 December 2023, Rome, Italy
24 - 28 July 2023, Rome, Italy
12 - 14 July 2023, Rome, Italy
10 July 2023, Rome, Italy
7 June 2023, Rome, Italy
31 May - 2 June 2023, Rome, Italy
24 - 28 April 2023, Rome, Italy
18 - 20 April 2023, Rome, Italy
22 March 2023, New York, United States of America
14 - 15 February 2023, Rome, Italy
9 - 13 February 2023, Paris, France
5 December 2022, Bonn, Germany
16 October 2022, Rome, Italy
The sweet scent of vanilla has an unusual origin. The aromatic seed pod is the product of a pale yellow orchid that blooms from tree-climbing vines. Native to the tropical Americas, it is now grown around the world, particularly in Madagascar, off the eastern coast of Africa.
Yields of key crops in the EU will be sharply down this year owing to heatwaves and droughts, further exacerbating the impacts of the Ukraine war on food prices.
Global food systems are at a breaking point. Not only are they responsible for roughly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, they are also the top contributors to water pollution and biodiversity collapse.
Planting cover crops is a beneficial agricultural practice. One of their many benefits is to cover soil for times when farmers cannot plant cash crops like corn and soy—over the winter, for example. But it is not as simple as just growing cover crops in between growing seasons.