Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.

Indonesian poultry farmer Yohanes Sugihtononugroho faced ruin four years ago when plummeting prices forced him to slaughter all 100,000 of his chickens and shutter his business.

Iraq’s farmlands are declining due to lack of rainfall and depleted soils, a report by the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics has revealed.

Ishaqzai, wizened and weather-beaten by decades of working in his wheat field, is one of more than 250,000 people in western Afghanistan displaced by the months-long dry spell that has devastated c

If individual cows that produce less methane could be bred with each other, it could bring down emissions, researchers say. Photograph: Alamy

Sustainable agricultural mechanization for food self-sufficiency in Africa, this is the new joint plan set up by the African Union and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The Centre Thursday appealed to neighbouring states like Haryana and Punjab to work with full sincerity and responsibility in persuading farmers not to burn paddy stubble in order to check pollutio

Sharp jump in crop residue burning in Punjab, Haryana in last 10 days.

Chandigarh: Farmers have become easy targets as they are often blamed for causing air pollution by stubble burning, farm experts said on Wednesday as they pitched for addresing their issues without

Key messages Multi-lateral development banks (MDBs) have committed to financing climate change mitigation in agriculture and have adopted a harmonized methodology for attributing and reporting climate finance; however, design (including practice selection) and measurement of project impacts remains ad hoc.

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