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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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Fall Armyworm attack: The damage done

The deadly but little understood crop pest, poses a threat to food security and livelihoods of millions as it ravages crops in Africa and …

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All you need to know about Universal Basic Income

Here’s a lowdown on what the basic income scheme is and what it entails

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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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Mission possible: Turning a waste land into a forest with a bank of traditional seeds

A father-daughter duo grow 800 varieties of traditional seeds in a 2.5-acre land in Nayagarh district of Odisha

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We lose an indigenous plant variety every 24 minutes

Lack of market pushes farmers away from local crops, say experts at Bhubaneswar food sovereignty meet

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Climate extremes can reverse progress in ending malnutrition

A report by the World Meteorological Organization adds that climate events in 2017 had the biggest impact on acute food insecurity and …

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How Africa can benefit from Earth observation technologies

The first Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa Forum explores innovations and sustainable development using Earth …

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Each year, half the fruits, vegetables world produces are wasted: FAO

Fruits and vegetables are the most wasted produce globally among oilseeds, pulses, meat and seafood, says the Food and Agricultural …

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Food production experts call for more “quality and indigeneity” in agriculture

The remarks were made at a two-day event in Delhi to discuss how food systems can best be transformed in line with the 2030 Agenda for …

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India's ambitious plan to boost biofuel likely to fail without roadmap

In Chhattisgarh, which was supposed to emerge as a biofuel hub by 2014, the plan for establishing biodiesel industry never took …

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