Sowing date and irrigation timing are crucial to maximise the yield and water productivity of faba beans, according to research from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation.
Across Africa less than 10% of the population is connected to a sewer system. But the waste could be used elsewhere.
An improved wastewater system using algae to accelerate the breakdown of effluent presents Australian rural communities with a significant breakthrough in cheaper and more efficient wastewater management, Flinders University researchers confirm in a new report.
It is imperative to scale up policies and investments in the Middle East and North Africa to make water use in agriculture more sustainable and efficient and to ensure that all the people in the region have access to healthy diets, FAO Director-General José Graziano…