Kenya should enact a robust legislative framework to ensure that land and other natural resources owned by indigenous communities are protected during exploration of oil and gas, campaigners said o

Farmers in the North West Himalayan region generally practise rainfed agriculture and have very limited scope for irrigation. Water scarcity is a major constraint for crop production in these areas. This problem exacerbates further during the Rabi season where vagaries of winter rain result in complete crop failure.

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found a dramatic decline of 14 wild bee species that are, among other things, important across the Northeast for the pollination of major local c

Mozambique's first disaster was a cyclone. The second has been cholera. Now hunger could be the third.

Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and the University of Namibia are running trials on conservation agriculture techniques to improve environmental and sustainability of farming,

Kampala — The government has warned of impending famine in most parts of the country, cautioning traders to limit food exports and families to start food rationing.

An international consortium has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat -- the source of semolina for pasta, a food staple for the world's population, according to an article published today in

The continued dry spell across several parts of the country could depress economic growth and lead to an increase in inflation over the next one year.

The new Kenya economic update shows that boosting agricultural productivity can help reduce poverty, particularly in rural areas

In a country that relies heavily on charcoal for energy, this case study provides evidence that medium-large scale briquette technology in Malawi could be a potential local enterprise but that policy incentives will be required to promote a transition from charcoal to briquettes.

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