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Global weather chaos is also shrivelling Asia’s crop production

Extreme weather, which scientists blame on climate change has given Asia its heaviest rainfalls and droughts in decades.

Global weather chaos is also shrivelling Asia’s crop production

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Greener grains: Getting tough on India's fertiliser industry

A new report by an environmental protection group says India’s fertiliser industry is damaging soil and water supplies.

Greener grains: Getting tough on India's fertiliser industry

Water

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

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Chinese companies looking to buy US farm products: Xinhua

Chinese businesses have reportedly made inquiries with US exporters to buy crops and applied for the lifting of tariffs

Chinese companies looking to buy US farm products: Xinhua

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Food-supply threat: Extreme heat kills African poultry

Extreme heat is worsening economic inequality among African farmers - and raising the spectre of future food shortages.

How to roast a chicken: Climate change and farming in Nigeria

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Swine fever in China poses big risk to food markets, report says

Outbreak of fatal pig disease is a major problem for agricultural markets, with pork-supply volatility continuing.

Swine fever in China poses big risk to food markets, report says

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'Locusts! Locusts!': Pakistan's crucial cotton crop under threat

The war in Yemen has prevented its authorities from controlling the insects, which now threaten Pakistani agriculture.

'Locusts! Locusts!': Pakistan's crucial cotton crop under threat

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American Pork: Trump's trade war causes swine surplus

The US Department of Agriculture says the country's hog and pig inventories hit its highest level since 1943.

American Pork: Trump's trade war causes swine surplus

Earthrise

Feeding the Billions: A New Frontier for Sustainable Eating

Zero waste restaurant and jellyfish dinners: Alternative food solutions could help alleviate an impending food crisis.

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Kenya seeks $750m loan for affordable homes and agriculture

World Bank loan would also help raise farmers' incomes and support development projects across the East African nation.

Kenya seeks $750m loan for affordable homes and agriculture

India elections 2019

Will India's farm crisis be Modi's undoing?

As the world's largest democracy votes, Al Jazeera visits a village to understand the festering crisis in rural India.

India elections: Will farm crisis be PM Narendra Modi's undoing?

Counting the Cost

Can Brazil's Bolsonaro deliver an economic miracle?

After 100 days in office, a look at Bolsonaro's plan to lift a country still struggling to recover from a recession.

Latin America

Venezuelans turn to food production amid crisis

In the middle of Venezuela's political and economic crisis, and with US sanctions looming, agro-ecological projects are springing up in hopes of curbing food shortages.

Environment

World faces 'catastrophic' risks over insect extinction

Global insect population could vanish within 100 years creating a 'frightening' threat to the Earth's ecosystems.

Farming

Keeping Aztec farming traditions alive in Mexico

Chinampas, or man-made islands for crop farming, date back to Aztec times.

Keeping Aztec farming traditions alive in Mexico