CSE welcomes Centre’s recommendation to ban sale of junk food
Child development ministry has proposed a ban on sale of junk foods in school canteens across India
More bite, less to chew
The most controversial aspect of the food security law is the restructuring of the public distribution system to cover an unprecedented 67 per …
Activists reject Parliament panels's food security bill recommendations
Demand comprehensive legislation for food security and nutrition of all, including vulnerable groups
Pact on pollutants
Negotiators at a United Nations-sponsored meeting in Geneva have decided to eliminate eight toxic pesticides and chemicals. However, DDT remains …
PDS fails in feeding India's poor
Stale food from Rome
Maharashtra to dispose of rotten imported wheat
Remains of the beauty pageant
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Andhra farmers to earn more
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Creative accounting, window dressing apart Centre's COVID-19 relief package 0.5% of GDP: Jean Drèze
The Centre announced a relief package recently and a few other interim measures after the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat COVID-19 left …
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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 …
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 assess …
Can aid engineer economic prosperity?
While it will not be in anyone's interest to cut off foreign aid to Africa, it is clear that countries that receive such aid must show more …
Conflict and climate change lead to a rise in global hunger
We need to heed the warning and take actions necessary to help communities build more resilient food systems
Using wastewater to grow crops can address water scarcity in agriculture
Water is vital for food production and climate change threatens this most precious resource
'Meat industry causes deforestation, land grabbing'
The United Nations Committee on Food Security has adopted recommendations to address the impacts of meat and dairy production
'Sustainable agriculture paramount to eradicate extreme poverty, hunger'
FAO chief says while past developments in agriculture have led to major improvements in productivity, “progress has been uneven” and …
Agriculture key to achieving lasting peace in Central African Republic
The agriculture sector is the backbone of the country’s economy
Genetically-modified salmon sparks debate
This particular salmon is an Atlantic one modified to grow fast with the help of genetic sequences from a Pacific Chinook Salmon and the eel-like …
Foodgrain production will have to increase by 5 million tonnes every year to meet rising demand