BHOPAL: In an agrarian state like Madhya Pradesh, more than 26 lakh farmers have taken farm loans worth Rs 13,000 crore from co-operative banks, say bank sources while the latest national crime rec

According to new FAO figures, agriculture in developing countries accounted for 23 percent of all damages and losses caused by medium and large-scale disasters between 2006 and 2016.

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- The Tanzanian government on Monday injected 94 million U.S. dollars into the country’s Tanzania Agriculture Development Bank (TADB) to help empower farmers.

A section of farmers in Nakuru have resorted to traditional methods of dealing with army worms, a deadly pest that has invaded large swathes of land, causing devastation to farmers.

Kenya and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) on Tuesday launched a project to help boost growth in the livestock sector.

WINDHOEK – Namibia and France this week signed a financial co-operation agreement to fund green and ecofriendly businesses.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has suspended imports of birds and chicken products from neighbouring Zimbabwe after it reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a poultry fa

Farmers in Marakwet are in panic after the Fall armyworm invaded at least 200 acres in Kerio Valley.

MUREHWA, Zimbabwe, June 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Preparing his three-hectare plot of land for planting each year used to take Musafare Chiweshe – or the labourers he hired – two weeks.

We only approved field trials, not planting, for GMOs - Nigerian govt.We only approved field trials, not planting, for GMOs - Nigerian govt.