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JOHANNESBURG, 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - Quietly, a revolution to develop cheap ways to draw water for irrigation is unfolding in small villages and rural regions in sub-Saharan Africa and...
9 August 2012, Rome - The FAO Food Price Index climbed 6 percent in July 2012 after three months of decline. The Index, which measures the monthly change in the...
JOHANNESBURG, 12 July 2012 (IRIN) - In the Russian summer of 2010, the worst drought recorded in 38 years destroyed its wheat crops, sending the world into another food-price crisis,...
NAIROBI, 18 May 2011 (IRIN) - The number of people requiring humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa could increase sharply in coming months due to below-average rainfall and high...