80% groundwater in Punjab's Malwa unfit for drinking
Much of the groundwater in Malwa, Punjab has chemicals exceeding permissible limits, putting children at risk of a blood disorder
Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of the world's poor at risk
As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rise, rice plants produce fewer vitamins and other key nutrients
Consumers, private sector crucial for fighting drought, land degradation: UN
Currently, policy instruments and investments to promote the spread of sustainable land management technologies are non-existent
'Africa should not be a dumping ground for cheap technologies'
Africa has only 1,152 weather stations; most of which are in dilapidated condition. Adequate infrastructure and quality data is needed to …
Andhra farmers taste success with Zero Budget Natural Farming
Ensuring food security, producing more with less resources and building the resilience of smallholder farmers are important towards creating a …
African countries are fighting an addiction
Africa is the only continent that imports more food than it produces. Down To Earth brings ground report from 10 African countries to …
Point of No Agri-returns Part 7: India diverts 10 million hectares of productive agri-lands, replaces them with barren lands for cultivation
Government report terms this as the 'often overlooked' aspect of the agrarian crisis in the country
Poor land use can cost the world $23 trillion by 2050
If the world spends even a fraction of the predicted loss, it can reverse land degradation, which affects the poorest the most
A five-point plan to make Buhari’s council on food security a success
Previous attempts to ensure a sustainable food security project have failed in Nigeria. Will this one too?
Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa: Food Security in a Changing Environment
A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa.
Why ozone levels pose a challenge to food security
When present in the lowest atmospheric layer, ozone becomes a concern for human and plant health.
Sustainable diets will remain a minefield until we change the way we approach food
With profit-making still at the top of the food industry agenda, we need more than consumer power alone to achieve a truly sustainable food …