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
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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
Prabeerkumar.firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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