Bord Bia’s report said Ireland’s dairy herd already enjoyed the joint-lowest footprint in the EU

Greenhouse gas emissions from Irish agriculture could be reduced by 6 per cent if under-performing beef and dairy farms were brought back in line wit(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney announced the commencement of payments worth €620 million to over 100,000 Irish farmers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ireland’s approach to reducing agricultural emissions has won praise from one of the most influential voices in the climate change debate. Juergen V(...)

A resident of the West Point neighbourhood, which has been quarantined following an outbreak of Ebola, receives food rations from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Monrovia. Liberian authorities introduced a nationwide curfew last week and put the West Point neighbourhood under quarantine to curb the spread of the disease. Photograph: 2Tango/Reuters

The world’s worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) (...)

Fish is an essential part of the food culture in Asia. In China, the world’s largest fishing nation, tanks sit outside restaurants and diners can cho(...)

Global food prices fell 1 per cent in June due to improving supply prospects, the United Nations’ food agency said today Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg.

Global food prices fell 1 per cent in June due to improving supply prospects, the United Nations’ food agency said today, raising forecasts for wheat (...)

A woman sells charcoal along a street near Bakara market in Mogadishu. Photograph: Ismail Taxta/Reuters

More than a quarter of a million people are estimated to have died during the recent famine and food crisis in Somalia, and more than half were(...)