AIDS threatens subsistence agriculture in Africa

The G 20 bloc of nations faces new challenges

Swarms of locusts in North Africa could be on the verge of threatening crops further south. If a plague were to break out, maize, sorghum, millet and wheat worth us $2 billion could be destroyed.

This year’s UN Commission on Sustainable Development meet provided no roadmap to attain Millennium Development Goals on water, sanitation and human settlements

In Kenya, where sixty per cent of all agriculturists are small farmers with less than 5 hectares ha of land, Peter Saku is an interesting case. A marginal farmer of Kifurusha village in Kenya s Machakos district, he grows 11 different kinds of produce o

marine boom: An unprecedented census of marine life is reporting three new fish species a week on an average. In the first interim report of the census, an international team of scientists predicts

How negotiations on issues moved, or didn’t

What of the Doha round? What of the WTO itself?

Will African wild land be colonised again? Moves by Dutch tycoon Paul van Vlissingen to buy some national parks of Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya and Mozambique have split the continent's polity down

Conservation and Society by Kamaljit S Bawa

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