For several decades, a diverse literature has claimed that urban agriculture has the potential for hunger and poverty alleviation. This article reviews empirical data from equatorial Africa that touch on this assertion, updating the work on the subject published in the mid-1990s. Research, largely from East Africa but also including Cameroon in West Central Africa, appearing in several recent and currently emerging publications is assessed and compared. The article

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Animal welfare concept is an amalgamaton of primarily three welfare concept involving physical, mental and natural state of animals.

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Cairo: It is unlikely anyone has ever come to this city and commented on how clean the streets are. But this litterstrewn metropolis is now wrestling with a garbage problem so severe it has managed to incite its weary residents and command the attention of the president.

Scottish government has given a farmer

You may write off cow urine as a mere excreta, but a Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) study has proved that it can help increasing reproductive capacity of hens and harden the outer shell of eggs.

New Delhi: Researchers in Malaysia have confirmed infections among humans with the Plasmodium knowlesi strain of malaria, which till now was believed to only infect monkeys, in particular the long-tailed and pig-tailed macaques.

People panicked by swine flu continue to throng different hospitals of the capital seeking remedy. About 1,242 patients were given treatment in Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) till Monday morning.

Though the government has taken initiatives to make the anti-viral drug 'Oseltamivir' easily available for the common people, they are apparently deprived of the benefit.