banana respite: Indian researchers have found an environmentally friendly way of fighting Panama disease

Tamil Nadu reels under a third successive year of drought, and the rural economy is fast drying up as a sixth straight crop failure stares farmers in the face.

Jute is no longer a lucrative proposition as a cash crop for farmers in the Jhenidah district of Bangladesh. The absence of a well-managed marketing system in the district, coupled with the

Toddy tappers in Kerala fought off social stigma and repression only to fight new demons like the government's excise policy

Drought like spell in J&K spells doom for saffron farmers

Researchers in Gujarat use rural expertise to predict weather when modern methods fail to make accurate forecast

Zoramthanga , the chief minister of Mizoram, has many reasons to reminisce the birth of his party, the Mizo National Front, an insurgent group till 1986. About fifty years back, the famine that ensued the bamboo flowering led to

More and more farmers are

Taiwan may finally let down its guard on betel nut imports. The country's Agriculture Ministry has plans to lift a decades-old import ban on what has come to be known as "Taiwanese chewing gum" in

WHAT DOES the International Monetary Fund have to do with land degradation? On the face of it, nothing. But in reality, quite a lot. A degraded landscape in an increasingly integrated world is

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