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Climate change and drought: their impact on the environment

The consequences of climate change are obvious and are particularly visible in agriculture. One of the most noticeable effects are extreme weather events and drought, especially in southern regions of our planet. 

Climate change threat to tea cultivation

Tea, made from the Camellia Sinesis plant, is one of the world’s oldest and most widely consumed beverages, second only to water.

Five reasons to eat pulses 

Pulses have been a staple in the human diet for centuries. Today, their importance goes beyond diet, as they contribute to creating sustainable food systems and bring us closer to the goal of zero hunger.  

Yes to the consumption of local, seasonal produce, and yes to a varied diet including products from all over the world 

We all like to see a well-stocked supermarket full of different products from around the globe, which can be purchased all year round. 

This year, World Food Day honours the planet’s #FoodHeroes

This year, the slogan for World Food Day is “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together”, and it is joined by the hashtag #FoodHeroes which seeks to put the spotlight on producers around the world who provide food to all the planet’s population and who, during the COVID-19 crisis, have proved to be true heroes the world over.