Young Africans Chart New Path for Agriculture as Climate Heats Up

  Jean Bosco Nzeyimana's company, Habona, employs 25 young people who collect garbage, separate out plastics and metals, and use organic waste to produce fuel...

Sweet Talk: Sugar Output Seen Jumping in Key Indian Producing State

  Sugar output in Maharashtra, one of India's key producing states, will likely jump nearly 70 percent in 2017-2018 to 7 million tons as ample...

Indonesia: Calls for firing forestry minister Siti Norbaiti increase

  Environment and Forestry Minister, Siti Nurbaya Bakar deemed she does perform well in dealing with  European Union countries which plan to boycott Indonesian forestry...

Indonesian Parliament: New EU peat regulation has negative domino effect

  Much to the delight of the foreign NGOs the new EU peat swamp regulations is triggering a trade war and sours bilateral relationships between...

US Agriculture Bets the Farm on Chinese Soy Demand

  Struggling United States farmers are pressing their luck with soybeans this spring, sowing record acreage even though the world is awash with the oilseed,...

In Tanzania, a Surge in Sesame Farming Poses Threat to Natural Forest

  As Africa’s largest producer of sesame seeds, Tanzania is feeling the growing pains of unregulated farming practices that often encroach on the forest. Patches of...

Indonesian government caught APP red-handed

  Three top officials from the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Forestry have caught red-handed the first perpetrator of peat violations since the issuance...

There’s Another Story to Tell About Climate Change. And it Starts with Water

  In this time of reckless US action, it’s crucial to shift the narrative beyond despair over fossil fuels and look at water as a...

Farming Unites in Condemnation of Guardian Dairy Coverage

  UK farming bodies have joined together in condemning a “misleading” article in The Guardian that made “distorted” claims about the dairy industry.  The NFU, Dairy UK...

Greenpeace: Indonesian government accuses NGO’s creating fake news

  A press release posted on the Greenpeace website (Mar 29) claims that an unannounced inspection by the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Forestry of logging concession PT...
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