Mau farmers defy political intrigue to protect endangered forest
A community program is bringing political as well as ecological benefits to ethnically volatile Kenya
IRAQ: Eleven minefields safely returned to communities in Kirkuk
Almost 490,000 square metres of land that was heavily contaminated by landmines and other unexploded ordnance has been cleared, and will now be used for farming and infrastructure projects.
Bangladeshi farmers look beyond rice as wells run dry
Production of wheat, pulses and vegetables rises as water dwindles due to climate change and overuse for irrigation
The road to Dadaab camp
Siyada Gabo hadn't had a harvest in 18 months in the Kismayu region of southern Somalia where she lived with her husband and two small children.
New sustainability institute focuses on science and the South
Science needs to be at the heart of efforts to make better use of the world's limited resources, the Planet Earth Institute says
2-3 mln Afghans to need food aid in autumn
WFP says drought and a poor wheat harvest will increase numbers needing aid, but funding is short
Kenyan herders switch to farming as droughts worsen
As worsening droughts bring more hunger and poverty, the government is helping pastoralists transition to agriculture
Predicting food price volatility
A new tool could help poor countries, aid agencies decide where and when to buy staples