With increasing mechanisation and synthetic fertiliser usage, the camel is no longer needed for transportation, ploughing and manure
November 28-30, 2018 Kigali, Rwanda
Launch meeting and workshop held in Addis Ababa brings together 22 African journalists from 12 countries; addresses problems, challenges and opportunities in reporting on agriculture and climate change.
India is in the throes of an agrarian crisis. Indebtedness, crop failures, non-remunerative prices for crops and poor returns over cost of cultivation have led to distress in the farming sector.
It is time we talked about the real cost of our food, about how to benefit the farmers who grow our food
The latest issue of the State of India’s Environment 2016 is bigger and better. Articles summing up the latest developments from forests and wildlife, agriculture and land use, climate change,
A scoping study on the role of agriculture insurance in protecting farmers of Asia and Africa from extreme weather events
CSE holds consultation on crop loss estimation, relief and compensation CSE report Lived Anomaly - How to enable farmers in India to cope with extreme weather events to be released today Experts point to increased severity and frequency of extreme weather events due to climate change and inadequate measures to offset this or protect farmers
The latest issue of the State of India’s Environment 2016 is bigger and better. Articles summing up the latest developments from forests and wildlife, agriculture and land use, climate change, the state of India’s rivers and Sustainable Development Goals have been based on more than 30 years of research and intensive reportage.
What societies eat reflects their position on the modernity trajectory. Poorer countries have health problems because of lack of food. Then as people get rich, they end up losing the health advantage of food availability. They eat processed food that is high in salt, sugar and fat, which make them obese and ill. It is only when societies get very rich that they rediscover the benefits of eating real food and value sustainability.
Why this weird weather? Why have western disturbances—the extra-tropical storms that originate in the Mediterranean and Atlantic seas—been lashing us again and again, with devastating impacts on agriculture? Is this normal? Or has weird weather become the new definition of normal?
25th February, 2015 Venue: Tamarind Hall, Core 4B, Upper Ground, India Habitat Centre