Hydroponic Farming Finds its Way to Egypt

  As Egypt's agriculture is threatened by water scarcity, soil nutrient depletion and fast-shrinking agricultural lands, Amr Bassiouny decided to think outside the box in...

UN Tool Uses Satellite Data to Help Farmers Save Water

  A new Google-powered online tool that uses satellite data to map water consumption in Africa and the Middle East aims to help farmers produce...

Despite Population Growth and Management Challenges, Hope for Forests in Ethiopia

  As Ethiopia’s urban population increases at breakneck speed, the country’s forests are coming under increasing pressure. In Ethiopia’s ever-expanding capital of Addis Ababa, the massive...

From Conflict to Communities: Forests In Liberia

  It’s no secret that natural wealth in many African countries often sparks conflict and precipitates decades of the suffering of local populations. Liberia’s ‘resource...

‘Disaster for the Whole Earth’ Ahead Without Climate Action: Sudan

  As a boy growing up in 1950s Sudan, Ismail El Ghizouli would listen to his grandfather talk about Khartoum having sent surplus food to...

Less Than 10% of Climate Aid Reaching Poorest: Researchers

  Less than 10 percent of funds spent to help poorer communities adapt to climate change impacts and adopt clean energy are reaching the people...

Anger Rises Over Human-Elephant Conflict in Tanzania

  Higher rates of human-elephant conflict are to be expected in Southern Tanzania as the human population rises, the need for farmland increases, and the...

Fighting Rhino Poaching in India, CSI-Style

  It takes less than 20 milligrams of rhino horn to prosecute poachers. This is all scientists need to discover a rhinoceros’ unique DNA pattern,...

UN Agriculture Official Links Aid to Farmers, Drop in Poverty, Migration

  Training young farmers to turn agriculture into a business is key to eradicating poverty and curbing economic migration, the new president of the U.N....

Zim Losing Plot on Food Security Due to Women Marginalisation

  Although Zimbabwe has made significant strides in promoting gender equality, female farmers feel marginalised and that has consequently affected the nation’s food security. Both rural...
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