Sitting in the backyard of his little homestay property, Veerabhadra, a farmer turned hospitality entrepreneur, tries to look beyond his field glittering with fireflies.

Last year David Ole Maapia nearly lost his herd of 48 cows to crippling drought in southern Kenya's Kajiado County.

As the fall armyworm continues to ravage crops in the region, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has come up with a mobile application to help farmers and governments fight the pest.

TRICHY: Terming the Supreme Court’s directive to the Karnataka government to release 4 TMC of the Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu as too little and too late, farmers in the Cauvery delta region of Tami

Upset by loss of livelihoods, unfulfilled promises

Though the CPM has time and again reiterated that it is the only party which has included environment protection as one of the party programmes, the hills were being razed with impunity.

Wardha: The air of Jaypur Khadka village in Selu Taluka of Wardha was filled with enthusiasm as villagers welcomed the new JCB land-excavator, the first in the taluka.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Manager & Others Vs Abdul Majid Babaso Momin & Others dated 02/05/2018 regarding loans for the incoming agricultural season. Supreme Court directs that farmers whose loan amount is upto Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh) can receive loan for the incoming agricultural season. This order shall be subject to order/orders as may be passed in the Special Leave Petition (16087/2017) which would be listed for hearing on 28th August, 2018.

International Water Resources Association (IWRA) launch policy brief “Sustainable Groundwater Development for Improved Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa”. At least 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa source their domestic water supply from groundwater. Yet this often abundant resource only accounts for around 20% of total irrigation.

This study examines the performance of the public agricultural extension system in three high growth states as well as three comparatively moderate performing states.

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