Jun. 27, 2022
The new government in Islamabad will continue previous olive growing projects as part of its initiative to modernize the agricultural sector.
Jun. 2, 2022
The Middle Eastern country is also working to rejoin the International Olive Council, which would further develop the nascent sector.
May. 31, 2022
The United Nations report recommended shifting to regenerative agricultural techniques and eating more plant-based diets as effective reforms.
May. 26, 2022
By 2030,700 million people will be at risk of displacement due to drought. Shifting to plant-based diets is among the solutions.
May. 5, 2022
The olive-harvesting season has started in Argentina, but farmers expect low yields and rising costs.
May. 3, 2022
Rising global temperatures and increasing atmospheric aridity are accelerating the trend of flash droughts, which can devastate agriculture.
May. 1, 2022
In the last 250 years, droughts throughout Europe have been progressively worsening. A new study found prolonged droughts may become more severe than originally estimated.
Apr. 28, 2022
Six millions residents in the capital are feeling the tangible effects of the 12-year drought. The rest of the country is not faring much better.
Mar. 25, 2022
Olive growers hope that the warm winter does not lead to an early spring bloom followed by a late freeze, as happened in 2021.
Oct. 5, 2021
Africa Climate Week highlighted the role of agriculture in the continent’s worsening desertification and climate crises, and its role in the potential recovery.
Oct. 4, 2021
Olive oil production is expected to rebound in Puglia and other southern regions, while Central and Northern producers stand to face a disappointing season.
Sep. 30, 2021
The Zlatna Šoltanka cooperative is preparing for a 25-percent lower yield than last year’s. Still, its founder emphasizes that quality trumps quantity.
Sep. 20, 2021
A BBC report found that the number of days with temperatures that surpass 50 ºC has nearly doubled in the past 40 years.
Sep. 14, 2021
While many growers reported more rainfall and record harvests, others fared less well and worry about the future.
Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers caution that one-fifth of Spain is at risk of desertification. Poor agricultural and land-use practices paired with historic mismanagement are largely to blame.
Sep. 8, 2021
A report from the American Meteorological Society found that carbon dioxide concentrations were the highest they had been in at least 800,000 years.
Sep. 1, 2021
Coldiretti estimates that wildfires cost the Italian agriculture sector at least €1 billion in damage. Olive growers blame climate change for longer, hotter and drier summers.