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    Five Pathways to Transform Food Systems in Asia and the Pacific

    Asia faces unprecedented food security challenges due to soaring rice prices, climate-induced disasters, and ecosystem degradation. Strategic action is needed to transform food systems...

    Climate Change Is Taking a Major Toll on Agriculture. Here’s How to Support Farmers

    Smallholder farmers produce one-third of the world's food, and agriculture makes up every second livelihood in Bangladesh. But the country's agricultural sector has been...

    Bangladesh’s rice farmers tap underground ‘reservoirs’

    Bangladesh farmers rely on drawing water from a natural underground water storage system that they call ‘Bangladesh water machine’. The pumped groundwater is replenished...

    Bangladesh Plans for Food Security; Set to Import Rice from India, Vietnam; Wheat from Russia

    Officials say that the exports are to replenish reserves and cool domestic prices. The country anticipates a fall in the production of rice following...

    Farming and Fertilizers: How Ecological Practices Can Make a Difference

    “We found that ecological intensification can partly replace fertilizers to support crop yields, because both ecological intensification and fertilizers increase soil nutrients. So farmers could use ecological...

    2022 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report: Repurpose Subsidies to Reduce Rising Hunger

    The report projects that if current trends continue, nearly 670 million people or eight per cent of the world population will still be undernourished...

    WFP Paints a Gloomy Picture as Sri Lankans Skip Meals

    Three of every 10 Sri Lankan households are unsure where their next meal will come from, the latest Food Insecurity Assessment brought out by...

    Odisha Tops, as First ‘State Ranking Index for NFSA’ is Announced; UP and Andhra Pradesh Follow

    The “State ranking Index for NFSA” attempts to document the status and progress of implementation of NFSA and various reform initiatives across the country,...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to earn income. During economic lean times, such as recession, sex...
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    ‘Silent Demise’ of Vast Rangelands Threatens Climate, Food, Wellbeing of Billions: UNCCD

    Rangelands cover 54 per cent of all land; as much as 50 per cent are degraded, imperilling a sixth of...

    Another Pandemic “Absolutely Inevitable”, Warns UK’s Former Chief Scientific Adviser

    Sir Patrick Vallance was, however, optimistic about the Pandemic Preparedness Treaty that the World Heath Organisation is advocating for to...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to...