#Agriculture

  • Article: Climate Change Has Been Linked to 59,300 Farmer Suicides in India, Study Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Has Been Linked to 59,300 Farmer Suicides in India, Study Says

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 1, 2017

    It's an epidemic of suicide. Read more

  • Article: This Is How a Malnutrition Crisis Happens: Ethiopia’s Sudden Food Emergency
    Food & Hunger

    This Is How a Malnutrition Crisis Happens: Ethiopia’s Sudden Food Emergency

    By Tess Sohngen|June 27, 2017

    Ethiopia’s child malnutrition deaths just spiked tenfold — a warning sign of crisis. Read more

  • Article: The Son of a Nigerian Farmer Just Won the 'Nobel' of Food for Policies That Could Help End Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    The Son of a Nigerian Farmer Just Won the 'Nobel' of Food for Policies That Could Help End Hunger

    By Tess Sohngen|June 27, 2017

    His work is just one step in a long journey for African agriculture. Read more

  • Article: New Tool Aim to Predict and Thwart This Major Crop Killer: Locusts
    Finance & Innovation

    New Tool Aim to Predict and Thwart This Major Crop Killer: Locusts

    June 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tool is the latest in a series to apply satellite data to agricultural purposes. Read more

  • Article: This Fisherman Built a Hurricane-Proof Farm Under Water
    Food & Hunger

    This Fisherman Built a Hurricane-Proof Farm Under Water

    May 23, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The model, pioneered by nonprofit GreenWave, has drawn interest worldwide. Read more

  • Article: This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village
    Finance & Innovation

    This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 28, 2017

    The Mashambas Skyscraper could revolutionize small farming in rural Africa. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny Worm Is Completely Destroying Fields of Crops in Angola
    Food & Hunger

    This Tiny Worm Is Completely Destroying Fields of Crops in Angola

    April 28, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Armyworm spread has undermined hopes for a better harvest this year. Read more

  • Article: This Is Why Richard Branson Wants New Zealand Farms to Grow Weed
    Environment

    This Is Why Richard Branson Wants New Zealand Farms to Grow Weed

    By Meghan Werft|March 29, 2017

    And for good reason. Read more