Small farmers need 'all the support they can get' for climate adaptation
Negotiators may be struggling to make headway on agriculture at the U.N. climate talks in Warsaw, but fortunately small farmers, researchers , development agencies and businesses are getting on with the job of adapting to the climate shifts already being experienced in fields around the world.
How Do You Measure "Empowerment"?
By Alina Paul-Bossuet &
William D Dar
India’s new Food Security Bill, passed in August this year, entitles an estimated 800 million people (75 percent of the rural and 50 percent of the urban population) to heavily subsidized wheat, rice and millet. This program hopes to tackle the alarming rates under-nutrition among children and women in India. More ...