14K ordered, makers blame it on late payment | Punjab heads for choked winter

In sub-Saharan Africa, biofuels have been touted as more sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels, wood and charcoal – but do they help alleviate poverty and improve well-being for farmers and end-users?

According to some estimates food production needs to increase 60% by 2050 to meet the expected demand and assure food security for all. In order to meet this target and simultaneously achieve the carbon emission targets set in the Paris agreement it is necessary to restructure agricultural production in a substantial way.

This report has presented an examination of the recent trends, current status, and future outlook of African agricultural trade in global and regional markets. Boosting intra-African trade and deepening regional integration offer an effective vehicle to speed up Africa’s economic transformation.


The purpose of this working paper is to explore the potential for carbon removal in forests and farms in the United States, to identify needs likely to arise on the pathway to large-scale deployment, and to consider ways to begin addressing those needs.

Patiala: With regulatory measures having failed to curtail instances of stubble burning, the Punjab government has put a ‘practical action plan’ to deal with the burning of crop residue.

Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water.

CHANDIGARH: The US has lauded the Haryana government for its efforts to tackle air pollution caused by vehicular traffic and stubble burning especially areas under the National Capital Region (NCR)


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