Some of the world’s top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders. Finance provided for these fossil fuels – tar sands and other unconventional oil and gas, as well as coal and liquefied natural gas – amounted to $87bn for the top 37 banks in 2016.

The amount of money migrants send to their families in developing countries has risen by 51 per cent over the past decade - far greater than the 28 per cent increase in migration from these countries, according to a new report released by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

According to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) economic bulletin for the quarter ending March this year the annual growth of banks lending to agriculture sector registered negative growth of 9.2 per cent

Poor access to quality healthcare, isolation and financial stress put farmers at a high risk of suicide, a new US study suggests.

One was having a debt burden of Rs. 6 lakh and another had taken a loan of Rs. 7 lakh

Expectation of loan waiver has prompted farmers across states to stop repayment of money owed to financial institutions.

Despite comprising over 300 million inhabitants and representing 4.9% of the world’s GDP, 17 UNECE countries in South and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia had only 0.2% or USD 0.4 billion of global renewable energy investment in 2015.

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.

PUNE: Tension spiked on Thursday in Karmala taluka of Maharashtra's Solapur district after a suicide note left behind by a 42-year-old farmer mentioned that his body should not be cremated till CM

Thousands of farmers in drought-hit western Madhya Pradesh have been protesting for over a week demanding that authorities increase the minimum price for their crops and waive their bank loans.

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