Operation clean up
Pesticide companies vow to dispose off their products in developing countries
Operation Desert Swarm
Locust swarms are the bane of farmers in more than 66 countries. Small wonder then that the locust is the only insect that has a global committee …
Forests of global contention
The South's determined efforts to scuttle the forest convention that the North was adamant on pushing through was a major triumph. A blow-by-…
India in danger zone as locusts breed 400 times than usual
Attacks by desert locusts are threatening India, Iran and Pakistan, as well as the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea region
Combating fall armyworm attack amid confluence of challenges in Africa
The fall armyworm menace cost African farmers 40 per cent of their harvest in 2018. Amid COVID-19 spread, controlling the pest has become …
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Agriculture becomes casualty of Syrian war, incurs losses worth US$18 billion
Agriculture is a crucial safety net in the rural areas, and its loss may increase internal and external migration
Sustainable rice production key to food security
Though a staple crop in many countries, rice production is facing the impact of extreme weather events such as droughts and floods
FAO chief wants effective implementation of treaty to combat illegal fishing
Each year, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing is responsible for annual catches of up to 26 million tonnes with a value of up to $ US 23 …
How will the drought in India affect food prices worldwide?
Cristina Coslet is Country Monitor, Far East Asia at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Nobel Laureates pitch in for a hunger-and-violence-free world
Four Nobel Laureates will advise the FAO on ways to strengthen the link between peace and food security to promote sustainable development
After last year’s drought, food production in Syria sees a boost this year
Good rains have improved production, but it still is not close to pre-crisis levels, say UN agencies
UN food agency launches digital platform on family farming
The move will allow governments to build stronger policies in favour of family farmers across the world
The largest collection of germplasm in the world will be handed over to the Food and Agriculture Organisation to ensure equal accessibility
Uncertainty increases over convention terms
As it comes under increasing scrutiny, the biodiversity convention signed last year is proving to be neither good nor bad -- just uncertain. Key …