'Food security, not profit from trade in food, is priority for developing countries'
A report on “Food riots and food rights” was recently presented in the UK House of Commons. Funded by the UK Department for …
Reducing food waste vital for India's food security
It is estimated that saving one-fourth of the food currently lost or wasted globally would be enough to feed 870 million hungry people in the world
Africa at highest risk of climate change; agricultural production under threat
Central America also faces physical threat from climate change, with every country categorised as ‘extreme risk’
PUCL moves Supreme Court over non-implementation of food security Act
The government extended the deadline for implementation of the Act, citing the states’ lack of preparedness as one of the reasons
Climate change eats into output of top 10 food crops
Production decreased unequally for barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane and wheat
A five-point plan to make Buhari’s council on food security a success
Previous attempts to ensure a sustainable food security project have failed in Nigeria. Will this one too?
Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities
Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa
Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity
This book explores food insecurity as an issue of socioeconomic, political, cultural and environmental inequity and inequality.
Agriculture ministers from key African countries speak to Down To Earth on strategies to make Africa food-sufficient once again
India witnesses a revival of its uncultivated food culture through a boom in local food festivals
Agriculture, rural jobs, food subsidy need big boost
Will the drubbing it faced in Delhi election and the huge controversy over its land Bill make BJP reconsider its economic thrust areas?
Is climate change making our food less nutritious?
This video explains why we should be worried about climate change vis-à-vis nutritional security. It could actually make our food …
Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa: Food Security in a Changing Environment
A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa.
Beetles for breakfast !
George Brossard is a man on a crusad. To inform the world that the insects hold the key to a global food security
New global benchmark for famine declarations
The ‘Famine Likely’ classification will be applicable in locations with insufficient evidence, but where available information …
We lose an indigenous plant variety every 24 minutes
Lack of market pushes farmers away from local crops, say experts at Bhubaneswar food sovereignty meet
Madhya Pradesh govt in denial mode after 7-month-old dies due to malnutrition
The girl from Sheopur district was admitted in a centre for malnutrition treatment; in the past hundreds of children have died in several …
Mission possible: Turning a waste land into a forest with a bank of traditional seeds
A father-daughter duo grow 800 varieties of traditional seeds in a 2.5-acre land in Nayagarh district of Odisha
'Family farmers need technical assistance to adapt to climate change impacts'
Most increases in agricultural yields required to feed a world population set to touch 9 billion by 2050 will take place in rural regions and …
37 African countries continue to face food deficits, finds report
Agricultural slowdown in the continent is directly affecting 70 per cent of its population, who depend on the sector for livelihood
Amma, we want some more
Food subsidy has attained a new meaning in Tamil Nadu, where government-run canteens are feeding a growing urban poor population
Information and communication technology can ensure a hunger-free world
From drones to smart phones, advancements made in ICT are bridging the gap by providing information on climate-smart technologies and practices
Can agriculture in Africa sustain a nourishing rural non-farm economy?
Across Africa interest in agricultural investment as a source of employment growth and profit is increasing
Food shortage expected