AGRICULTURE

The Airbnb for Farms Finds Fertile Soil in Ghana

Desmond Koney’s Complete Farmer platform brings a crowdfarming approach to agriculture.

Can Fish Farming Reduce Sexual Exploitation in East Africa?

For years, women in the Lake Victoria region have had to trade sex for fish.

How a Wasteland Shrub Is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Fashion

Indian fashion entrepreneur Gowri Shankar's Weganool is drawing increased interest in Europe amid a sustainable fashion boom.

OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

The Dirty Secret Behind The West's Coconut Fad

At a time the demand for coconut products is exploding in the developed world, an OZY investigation from the Philippines and Indonesia finds that the 8 million smallholder farmers growing the fruit in the world’s two biggest coconut exporting countries are — far from benefiting — actually hurting.

Uzbekistan Dismantles 70-Year-Old Chain of Cotton Slavery

Generations of Uzbeks were given no choice but to pick cotton every fall.

Modern Day Slavery

This OZY original series lifts the lid on the hidden forms of 21st century servitude.

Want to Help Europe Beat the Virus? Gorge on French Cheese and Belgian Fries

The Continent’s most expensive meat cuts, fancy cheese and costly wine have few takers — setting the stage for massive waste and a blow to the agriculture economy.

How Coronavirus Is Shaking Our Food Supply

The world’s food supply chains are starting to fray under the strain of COVID-19 .

The Next COVID-19 Casualty May Be a Nice Cuppa

Lockdowns have interrupted the tea harvest around the world.

OZY PODCAST

The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

What History's Urban Vegetable Gardens Teach Us About Survival

Turning to gardening in a crisis didn’t start with COVID-19.

Butterfly Effect: Coronavirus-Scarred Brazilian Beef May Burn Trump

America's decision to lift the ban on Brazilian beef couldn't have come at a better time for Jair Bolsonaro.

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