LUDHIANA: The rampant practice of stubble burning has emerged as a major problem in Punjab leading to pollution of the environment as well as posing a major health hazard.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) of Uganda and UNDP have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action on 'Climate-Smart Dairy Livestock Value Chains in Uganda'.
Accessing credit has long been a major hurdle for small-scale farmers in Africa, who produce some 70 percent of the continent’s food.
Rural residents in Rwanda are caught between a rock and hard place as local authorities force them off land that has been reclassified from agricultural to residential use.
Millions of people in Ethiopia require “immediate life-saving intervention” after a severe drought and major flash floods have devastated livestock and crops, the United Nations has warned.
Fast-dwindling mangroves in Myanmar's low-lying Ayeyarwady Delta, ravaged by decades of deforestation and conversion of land for agriculture and aquaculture, could find an unlikely saviour - drones
Converting forests into farms is not economically viable except in selected regions, says a global study.
In the simmering heat of the Kalobeyei refugee settlement in northwest Kenya, Augustine Murenzi brushes soil off a maturing watermelon in his small kitchen garden.
- Livestock are dying in parts of Ethiopia that are overwhelmingly reliant on their milk as deepening drought pushes up the number of districts in need of life-saving aid by 19 percent, according t
At a warehouse in the heart of Brazil's agriculture sector, farmer Rafael Bilibio watches truck after truck line up to unload corn onto the ground outside the huge storage bins.
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