Rerooted: the future of crops

In this series, we explore how climate change and shifting consumer habits are forcing us to rethink the way we grow staple crops, from coffee to rice.

Crops including coffee and rice are shown in orange on white background in this illustration. The text reads: THE FUTURE OF CROPS, REROOTED. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Karif Wat



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Senegal relies on rice imports. Can a farming method change that?

Rice is a staple grain for half of humanity, but in places like Senegal farmers can’t grow enough of it.

When the global rice supply is hit by crisis - from climate change impacts and conflict to trade restrictions - Senegal feels the pain.

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Women prepare for their weekly bath at Golakdhi settlement in Jharia coalfield, India, on November 10, 2022. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tanmoy Bhaduri

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Rerooted: How can we protect foods we love as climate impacts hit?

The foods we love are under growing pressure from climate change. Here’s what could help keep them on our plates

Published: December 12, 2023