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    Tamil Nadu NGOs Work With University to Restore Heritage Rice Varieties

    A majority of small and medium farmers of Tamil Nadu have lost their heritage seeds, once owned traditionally by their community due to the...

    Rice Dwarfing Virus Threatens Indian Yields

    Southern Rice Black-Streaked Dwarf Virus, which was first discovered in China, has been detected in North India’s main rice-producing states and officials fear that...

    In Nepal, Farmers Are Cutting Paddy to Feed Their Cattle

    Nepal’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) on Wednesday announced that most parts of the country have thus far received below-average rains during this...

    MIT Empowering People To Adapt On The Frontlines Of Climate Change

    A new platform will unite climate models, impact predictions, random control trial evaluations, and humanitarian services to bring cutting-edge tools to Bangladeshi communities. Kylie Foy ...

    Sri Lanka air force to help farmers harvest paddy

    The air force led community service project will undertake paddy harvesting of low income paddy farmers to help them save on labour costs they...

    Army soldiers to help out Sri Lankan farmers

    Sri Lanka will deploy a soldier to every paddy and vegetable farm in the island during the next cultivation season. Sri Lank’s officiating chief of...

    The ‘kidneys of the earth’ are disappearing

    Wetlands, the earth’s most threatened ecosystem, are disappearing three times faster than forests. In just 50 years since 1970, the world has lost 35...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases...
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    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written...

    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations,...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a...