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Jharkhand’s community kitchens: Making a mockery of food security?

The state's Dal Bhat Yojana was meant to provide some food security to those struggling to make ends meet by providing them hygienic …

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African countries to develop climate-resilient agriculture systems

The continent's 55 countries sign a 5-point declaration to strengthen food security 

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नया अध्ययन: सबको खाना उपलब्ध कराने के लिए फास्फोरस का इस्तेमाल जरूरी

एक नए अध्ययन से पता चलता है कि वैश्विक खाद्य सुरक्षा या…

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Poor harvest in 2019 may push 6.3 million Somalis to hunger by year end

The rainy season in 2019 has been the third-driest in Somalia since the early 1980s

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High CO2 emissions reducing nutrients in rice, wheat

Wheat and rice grown at atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide levels between 546-586 parts per million reduced their protein, zinc, …

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छोटी जोत भी हो सकती है पोषण में कमी का कारण

अध्ययन में शामिल गांवों में अधिकतर लोग ऊर्जा तथा पोषण …

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Good old sap

Gums secreted by trees are a treasure trove of nutrition and have been used by communities in making seasonal delicacies

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Agriculture, food security and livestock in southern Africa most vulnerable to climate hazards: FAO

Cyclone Idai alone destroyed crops over 0.78 million hectares in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, highlighted the UN agency’s recent …

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Climate change eats into output of top 10 food crops

Production decreased unequally for barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane and wheat

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New global benchmark for famine declarations

The ‘Famine Likely’ classification will be applicable in locations with insufficient evidence, but where available information …

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Fall Armyworm attack: Desperation pushes Kenya farmers to danger

Overall, 43 of 47 counties in Kenya reported the presence of FAW, indicating that about 80 per cent of Kenya’s crops-producing landmass …

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