Tags » Food Security » Page 2

January 2020; We're on d'telly and off to the pictures! , learning "new old stuff" and growing gardens...

by Annette Morris Keane

Here at Clondarrig we are looking forward to more new beginnings and further nurturing of our vision for the future over this coming year. 1,311 more words


Kallanai: An engineering marvel that defies time.

Kallanai ( Stone Dam), an ancient check dam built across the river Kaveri in 100 BCE – 100 CE, is an epic demonstration of the Chola engineering and craftsmanship in stone. 398 more words

Samuel Thambusamy

COP25: No deal better than a bad deal on climate for Africa

By Sophie Mbugua, Madrid, Spain.

The annual UN conference on climate change (COP25) held in Madrid in early December failed to raise the most needed climate ambition, despite running almost 44 hours, after its scheduled end. 1,425 more words

Climate Change

Traditional crops puff hopes for climate resilience in Kenya

Workers wash millet to prepare it for popping in Embu, Kenya, September 9, 2019. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Wesley Langat

EMBU, Kenya,  Two years ago, Michael Gichangi launched a business he hopes will help his rural community better cope with climate change stresses: making puffed cereal from climate-hardy traditional grains. 878 more words


Pearl of the Orient Seas

The Philippines ranked third as the most vulnerable country to climate change and it’s also considered one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world due to its location and its susceptibleness to hazards, however, out of all hazards, typhoons are what give Filipinos intense sorrow almost every year. 333 more words

Aflatoxins: Impact on Food Safety

Authors: Emmanuel Barffour Oppong Adjei | Moses Alhassan

Aflatoxins were discovered in the late 1950s and early 1960s, when scientists identified it as a causative agent of “turkey X” disease, and epidemic involving deaths of numerous turkey poults, ducklings, and chicks fed diets containing certain lots of peanut meal originating from South America (Wannop, 1963). 611 more words

Crop Nutrition Articles