A snakebite to the farm owner led German police to finding more than 110 snakes. The woman who was poisoned is in a critical condition in hospital.
19 Nov 2021
Farmers in northern India have been protesting against the three laws for over a year. Union leader Rakesh Tikait said they will not call off the protest until parliament formally repeals the laws.
26 Mar 2021
"We have to try to make sure that nothing pollutes," says Rosa Correa, who with her husband Alejandro owns one of 62 Uruguayan farms participating in a project to reduce the impact of livestock farming on climate change, in a country with almost four cows for each person.
17 Mar 2021
Disappointment with mainstream media's portrayal of farmer protests has given rise to new independent journalism. One group has introduced a grassroots, volunteer-run newspaper to cover the demonstrations.
8 Jan 2021
Every day, around sixty children make their way to a school set up in a makeshift tent on the sidelines of protests against agricultural reform in India. The school was created for local slum children, who either don't go to school or haven't been since schools closed in March due to the coronavirus.
19 Dec 2020
A purple glow illuminates stacked boxes where lettuce, herbs and kale will soon be sprouting at one of Europe's biggest "vertical farms" just opened in a warehouse in Copenhagen's industrial zone. Fourteen layers of racks soar from floor to ceiling in this massive, 7,000-square-metre (75,350-square-foot) hangar used by Danish start-up Nordic Harvest.
30 Nov 2020
At least 40 people working on rice farms in northeastern Nigeria were killed by militants, according to several media reports. A local anti-jihadist militia has blamed Boko Haram for the attack.
24 Oct 2020
The recent killing of a farmer in South Africa has reignited racial tensions in recent weeks, we talk to our correspondent in Cape Town for the latest. Also on the programme, Nigeria is in its 9th day of anti-police brutality protests, we bring you the latest. And in Kenya, efforts to stop poaching have wielded great results as the elephant population has doubled within 30 years.
19 Sep 2020
Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire plan to raise the price farmers get paid for cocoa by about 21 per cent. Both countries account for over 60 per cent of the global production of the cocoa bean. Chike Nwagwu, CEO of Novus Agro, joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
25 Dec 2019
The journalist could spend two years in prison. She had tweeted about workers from Myanmar whose reports of abuse by their employers at the poultry farm triggered a landmark legal case for migrant laborers.
29 Sep 2019
One of the world's poorest nations has started producing one of the world's most expensive delicacies. Now entrepreneurs in Madagascar are hoping their caviar from the highlands will win over France's famously demanding chefs.