"Developmental aid is part of neocolonialism"
Although RAY WIJEWARDENE, 71, holds degrees in engineering and aeronautics from Cambridge, is a Doctor of Science (Honorls causa) from Sri Lanka'…
Rice fields as carbon sinks
A study by Indian scientists finds lowland flooded rice ecosystems can store vast amounts of carbon but the jury is still out on whether these …
‘Africa’s cassava production not keeping pace with population growth’
Poor planning and a lack of investment in research partly explain poor increase in yields, says agriculture scientist
Can drones replace humans in reforestation tasks?
"Seed bombing" is being looked upon as the best solution to repair deforested land, but complete automation of reforestation is still a long way to go
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 was …
Pollinator Week: How well-pollinated crops are important for agriculture
Pollination by bees, birds, flies holds a lot of significance: They affect 35% of world’s crop production
Pollinator Week: Economic impact of pollination cannot be underestimated
Annual market value of crop production directly linked to pollination was $235-$577 billion, says report
Pollinator Week: How climate change disrupts flower growth, puts bees at risk
Habitat loss, nutritional deficiencies and lack of varied diet of pollinators is impacting plant and flower growth