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Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture’

Renewable Energy & Environmental Governance: Creating a Sustainable Pakistan

AP photo   By Zeeshan A. Shah Most emerging nations carry additional environmental challenges, battling with the food, water and energy crisis also.

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy In Modi’s Time – Part Five

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Enhancing Trade and Food Security in CILSS Member States

By Alpha Jallow / FAO Member states of the Permanent Inter-states Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and development partners from the West Africa sub-region will meet in the capital city of Burkina Faso for a two-day meeting to engage discussions on trade development and food security and nutrition […]

Ethiopian government poised to address climate change

UNICEF Ethiopia/2015/Tanya Bindra   By Alpha Jallow The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture, Tefera Derebew, stated that his country has put in place measures to address the occurrence of El Nino which recently affected their country as a result of climate change.

China invests in Ugandan agriculture

By Gloria Nakiyimba China is investing 1.8 million US Dollars to boost Uganda’s Agricultural sector. The money will be funding the second Phase of the South-South Cooperation (SSC-2) project launched in the country this week.

Questioning the intelligent use of foreign aid: Diplomacy all the way

By Anant Mishra Introduction Not long ago, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of International Migrants Day said: “Migration is an expression of the human aspiration for dignity, safety and a better future.”

The Initiatives Group For Social Progress, Senegal

By Alpha Jallow A local Association in Senegal is empowering women groups in rural areas on sustainable Agriculture, Microfinance and land reforms

Africa, a continent already seeing the effects of climate change

By Adisa Amanor Wilks In some sense Africa is already experiencing a change in climate. From an increasingly erratic and unpredictable weather pattern in recent times, to recent floods in Burkina Faso and a prolonged drought in Ethiopia, all can be attributed to a change in climatic conditions, and pose significant threats to food security […]

ADB Bangladesh project to improve rural livelihoods

By Sheuli Akter The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladeshi government have signed a $45 million loan agreement to expand a water resources management project in the country’s southwest region to improve agriculture and fisheries production, as well as the livelihoods of residents.

Actionaid Senegal and partners promote local products in trade fair

By Alpha Jallow As part of its activities marking the 16 days of activism against gender based violence, Actionaid Senegal and its local partners such as APROFES, Committee for Facilitators for Development (CADD) and COCOGEP organised the first Local Trade Fair on Agricultural Products in Foundiougne, Senegal.

FAO launch project for communities in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

By Alpha Jallow The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and its partners launched a new regional project to improve the livelihoods and economy of rural populations in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa during a two-day meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between 30th November and 1st December.

Empowering women can be the best solution to Nepal’s ongoing problems

By Tim I Gurung Despite being blessed with an abundance of natural resources, Nepal is still one of the poorest countries in the world and the possibility of improving its position for now is almost zero.

Discussing Means to Secure Palestinian Access to Natural and Agricultural Resources

  By Anant Mishra The Palestinian Territories, consisting of the Gaza Strip along the Mediterranean coast and the West Bank covering the hills between the coastal plain east to the Jordan River and Dead Sea (Palestine), contain several important natural and agricultural resources.


By Sylvain Muyali We are in the province of North Kivu in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In agriculture, this province is ranked second from bottom in the DRC following more than fifteen years of continual wars and the displacement of people from rural to urban environments.