Gurdev S Khush is the principal plant breeder in the Plant breeding, genetics and biochemistry division of the International Rice Research Institute IRRI in the Philippines. His contribution to the global food security has e
The recent starvation deaths in Orissa have thrown up a more fundamental question that of local food security.
Alpine pastures are
The Lok Sabha passed Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Bill with complete amendments on August 9, 2001, twenty months after it was first moved in the Parliament.
The Supreme Court has directed six drought-prone states to reopen closed public distribution shops. The court's directive was given in response to a lawsuit filed by the People's Union for Civil
Climate change could rob developing nations of its food security
A UN commission has agreed on setting up, for the first time, global principles for assessing the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods. The Codex Alimentarius Commission, a division of the World
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the People's Union for Civil Liberties Vs Union of India & Ors dated 23/07/2001 regarding the issue of food security in India.
A campaign against dairy products has been launched by an overzealous NGO
Increasing water harvesting and water conservation is the only way to ensure food security
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio