KOCHI: For farmers across the state, this is the time which can bring them a small profit margin.

This executive summary of the FAO report, briefly reviews the “unsustainable trajectory followed by agri-food systems” and draws attention to “hotspots where crop production, livestock and aquaculture may be the key contributors to the degradation of water quality.”

Raising doubts about government claims that production of cotton has increased post commercialisation of Bt cotton, a parliamentary panel has asked the union ministry of environment and forest to undertake a comprehensive study to bring out clarity in the matter.

Gujarat has faced heavy rains after mid July, resulting in floods in Saurashtra and North Gujarat. Banaskantha, Patan, Surendranagar, Morbi, Jamnagar and Rajkot are the worst affected districts

In Punjab only 45 lakh tonnes of paddy straw including nearly 25 lakh tonnes of Basmati rice crop, which is used to make fodder, is being managed currently and remaining 152 Lakh tonnes paddy straw

Even during droughts like the one that swept across Zimbabwe last year, Isaac Siziba and his wife Khumutso had food. Their annual harvest did not consist of water-dependent crops, but of goats.

A major project to restore land in Ethiopia's Tigray Region to boost millions of people's ability to grow food won gold on Tuesday in a U.N.-backed award for the world's best policies to combat des

Agriculture has contributed nearly as much to climate change as deforestation by intensifying global warming, according to US research that has quantified the amount of carbon taken from the soil b

LUDHIANA: The rampant practice of stubble burning has emerged as a major problem in Punjab leading to pollution of the environment as well as posing a major health hazard.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) of Uganda and UNDP have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action on 'Climate-Smart Dairy Livestock Value Chains in Uganda'.

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