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Tomatoes and Peace in Samburu North.

The year 2011 was characterized by drought which saw most areas in Samburu County experiencing below normal rainfall. The ensuing drought resulted in restricted food and livestock production, there were also noteworthy cases of food insecurity and malnutrition in Samburu North District. 758 more words


Aspiring Tamil Nadu

Doing your first school workshop is a scary business, as back in the UK taking workshops into schools is tricky, surrounded by red tape, and the children are sometimes difficult to engage. 371 more words

Deforestation and climate - what about the Congo Basin?

Headlines on deforestation, particularly those that link the problem with climate change, usually focus on changes in the Amazon forest system. Sometimes we read about the ravages on Indonesia’s forests from expansion of oil palm plantations. 435 more words

Climate Change


Prabeerkumar.sikdar@timesgroup.com    The Times of India (Hyderabad) : 15 Jul 2014


Waking up to the pungent smell of mahua flowers will be a thing of the past for the estimated 1.60 lakh indigenous adivasi communities, inhabiting Khammam’s soonto-be submerged seven mandals, once the Polavaram project gets underway . 392 more words

2014 MDG Report

July 7, 2014 – NYC – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the 2014 MDG Report today at the opening of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) under the auspices of ECOSOC. 416 more words

Food Security

The International Livestock Research Institute turns 40--Join us at an ILRI@40 event!

Marc Chagall, Cow with Parasol, 1946 (via Wikipaintings).

In 2014, to mark 40 years of its international research, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is facilitating a series of events that highlight the ways in which livestock research advances the global development agenda, specifically for sustainable food and nutritional security, economic well-being and healthy lives. 645 more words