Sorghum is the fifth most economically important cereal in the world and is grown in some of the most arid parts of Africa and South Asia, where it is a staple food for half a billion people.

Soaring temperatures driven by climate change are whipping up ever-more intense storms inundating cities with flash floods but leaving the countryside and crucial agricultural land parched, an Aust

CHANDIGARH: While the global climate change is expected to reduce production of rice in Punjab and Haryana, at the same time it is likely to increase potato output in the two states.

This factsheet, from the Raising Risk Awareness initiative, examines the impact of the 2015-16 drought on Ethiopia’s drought management systems. Ethiopia has two major rainy seasons. The belg season runs from February to May and provides rainfall for agriculture in the centre of Ethiopia, as well as pasture for livestock.

With a backdrop of the snow-capped Himalayas stretched out across a vibrant blue sky, it is hard to dispute the sign as you enter Komik that declares it to be the world’s highest village with a roa

Faced with climate change, uncertain markets and government policies they see as unhelpful, many farmers feel ill-equipped to decide how much of which crop to plant and when

Bulilima – The climate in Bulilima, a semi-arid district in Matabeleland South Province of Zimbabwe, is more like that of Kalahari Desert, a desolate tract which covers much of Botswana and parts o

The court also asked the Central government to explore the possibility of creating a fund for innovation in farming techniques.

THE British government has invested US$5 million in potato farming in Northern Province to boost agriculture production in the region and contribute to the country’s economic diversification progra

In the letter, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Saturday, explained how with the onset of winter, the Capital faced high levels of pollution leading to large cases of respiratory illness

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