When I have trouble growing something, I ask my grandma. Whether it’s how to remove mildew on squash plants or stop beetles from attacking my cucumber seedlings, she knows what to do. More importantly, she knows how to farm without chemicals. My grandma is a walking encyclopedia of traditional farming
Bill Gates says the global hunger crisis is so immense that food aid cannot fully address the problem. What’s also needed, Gates argues, are the kinds of innovations in farming technology that he has long funded to try to reverse the crisis documented in a report released Tuesday by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The plan, outlined in the paper seen by Reuters on Friday, is to bypass sanctioned Taliban authorities by disbursing the money in the World Bank-administered Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) through UN agencies.
Food is a basic right and everyone must be responsible. No one must be a Mr Scrooge when it comes to the transfer of knowledge including the skills to ensure global food security and safety.
Fatima Group, one of the fastest-growing industrial conglomerates in Pakistan, has signed two MoUs of over $1 billion with two key global agriculture stakeholders - China Machinery Engineering Company (CMEC) from China and Sarh Attaqnia Co. (SAC)
A new World Resources Institute (WRI) India paper explores how growing trees in agroforestry systems — a landscape restoration technique where farmers add trees to their land — and in and near cities can bring socio-economic and ecological benefits to people and the planet. The US Department of Agriculture defines agroforestry
September is National Preparedness Month, but we hardly need the reminder to be prepared for natural disasters this year. Droughts, fires, floods, scorching heat and scouring rain — and along with them property damage, lost crops and rising energy insecurity — are just a few of this summer’s unrelenting reminders that we need to
As part of the agreement, Lulu Group will procure 15,000 tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables from Elite Agro over the next year, which will be promoted and sold through all Lulu Hypermarkets in the UAE.