The issue of energy access for the poor is gaining momentum globally. This collection of papers by early-career researchers draws on in-depth field research in Latin America, Asia and Africa to explore the challenges of delivering access to modern energy services.

KOLHAPUR: With just over five lakh marginal farmers in the district, Kolhapur has stood second in the state behind Satara.

The Zanu-PF leadership here has given the Zimbabwe Bio-Energy the green light to set up a US$500 million ethanol plant at Nuanetsi Ranch in Mwenezi in a development expected to help the province at

In Brazil, which is the world’s biggest sugarcane producer, the federal government realized this scenario offered a great opportunity for transforming the country into the world’s biggest ethanol producer and exporter.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is looking at whether technology based on genetically modified organisms (GMO) could improve four so-called economic crops. 

Application of bio-fuel by-product sugarcane bagasse ash (SBA) as a principal raw material for the manufacturing of bricks was studied. The bricks were developed using the quarry dust as a replacement to natural river sand and lime as a binder.

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The 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in response to a call for action of the Minister of Health of El Salvador, recognized chronic kidney disease from nontraditional causes (CKDnT) affecting agricultural communities in Central America as a serious public health problem that requires urgent, effective, and concerted multisectoral action.

Morgan Stanley says forecasts so far don't point to severe outcomes; however, FAO says big problem if shortage prolonged; both agree on need to track spread and amount

Haryana Chief Secretary SC Chaudhary approved Rs 52.11 crores action plan under the State Food Security Mission for 2014-15.

The first ‘satellite remote-sensing laboratory’ of the country was inaugurated on Tuesday at the crop reporting services centre functioning in the agriculture extension division office.