Floods inundated swathes of central and southern Vietnam on Sunday in the wake of a typhoon that left at least 27 dead just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific lea

The water available to each Indian in 2011 was 70% less than in 1951, and it will reduce further by 2050.

The World Vegan Day celebrated by vegans around the world on every 1st of November has become an annual event since 1994 when the Chair of the Vegan Society in the United Kingdom, Louise Wallis, ce

NAGPUR: With stubble burning at its peak in Punjab and Haryana after the kharif season, scientists from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) have started tracking pollu

Farmers told to adopt techniques to increase yield, check pollution

A first atlas to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa has been published. The atlas – Rural Africa in motion. Dynamics and drivers of migration south of the Sahara – also highlights the important role rural areas will continue to play in shaping the continent’s migration for decades to come.

Reviews of index-based agricultural insurance initiatives have identified several success factors that are relevant to the situation in Nigeria. First, successful initiatives have been designed to unlock particular opportunities for farmers that were previously constrained by particular risks.

Food and nutrition security is a major global challenge. Enhancing the local production of food is a key alternative in impoverished agrarian countries of the south.

Drought Management Plan (DMP) is designed to help reduce the time taken in mobilizing resources for an effective response and enable a harmonious relationship among stakeholders.

Minor Irrigation sector plays a critical role in agricultural growth and increasing farmer's income. The importance of minor irrigation schemes with short gestation period, lower investments and major share in irrigation cannot be over-emphasised.

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