Breaking the mold: Landless Afghans turn to fungi farming

Breaking the mold: Landless Afghans turn to fungi farming

KABUL: It has been three years since Jamila Khoshbo began farming oyster mushrooms in a section of her tiny house in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood of southeastern Kabul. The 48-year-old Afghan mother-of-four said that she learned how to cultivate the fungi from the local radio and “decided to try it since it requires much less space, […]

These women scientists at Corteva Agriscience are breaking gender stereotypes in the agri sector

Corteva agriscience

With agriculture being the primary source of livelihood for 58 percent of India’s population, innovations and developments in this field are pertinent for farmers to increase growth and productivity. Corteva Agriscience is a global pure-play agriculture company that provides farmers around the world with a complete portfolio of agriculture solutions in the industry. This includes […]

Breaking News January 20 Updates

Breaking News January 20 Updates

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing inoculation drive, India is all set to export the first consignment of 1.5 lakh vaccine doses of Covishield to Bhutan. The shipment is being sent from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. Earlier on Tuesday, the central government announced the supply of COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance to several […]

Hungry for change: Faulty food systems laid bare by COVID-19 and climate crises – SABC News – Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa’s news leader.

Hungry for change: Faulty food systems laid bare by COVID-19 and climate crises - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

From wildfires in California and locust attacks in Ethiopia to job losses caused by pandemic lockdowns in Italy and Myanmar, climate change and COVID-19 disrupted food production and tipped millions more people into hunger in 2020. Now there are fears the situation could worsen next year as both the coronavirus crisis and wild weather exacerbate […]

Record climate disasters in Asia-Pacific push millions to ‘breaking point’

Record climate disasters in Asia-Pacific push millions to 'breaking point'

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said it had responded to 24 climate-linked crises this year in the world’s most disaster-prone region – up from 18 in 2019 – including floods, typhoons, extreme cold and drought. “COVID-19 has of course aggravated these impacts, with a taste of the compound shocks […]

Breaking News LIVE: Farmer leaders on hunger strike on 19th day of protest

Breaking News LIVE: Farmer leaders on hunger strike on 19th day of protest

Breaking News LIVE, December 14: 4:00 PM| Agriculture Minister & Home Minister are continuously discussing the issue. Next round of discussions to be held soon. I hope 40 unions who came for talks earlier, will also join the next round of talks as well & come to a conclusion: Haryana Dy CM Dushyant Chautala. Agriculture […]