Sri Lan­ka to pay $200m com­pen­sa­tion for failed or­gan­ic farm dri­ve
Farm­ers whose crops failed un­der scheme to es­tab­lish world’s first 100-per­cent or­gan­ic farm­ing na­tion to be com­pen­sat­ed.
26 Jan 2022
In­dia’s de­pen­dence on im­port­ed cook­ing oil to con­tin­ue
In­dia, one of the world’s largest buy­ers of veg­etable oils, has strug­gled to wean it­self off im­ports.
24 Jan 2022
Colom­bia can’t re­sume coca aer­i­al spray­ing for now, court rules
Rights groups and ex­perts praise de­ci­sion bar­ring Colom­bian gov­ern­ment from re­sum­ing glyphosate spray­ing of coca crops.
20 Jan 2022
Chi­nese na­tion­al in US pleads guilty to steal­ing Mon­san­to se­crets
Xi­ang Haitao faces a max­i­mum of 15 years in prison for con­spir­a­cy to com­mit eco­nom­ic es­pi­onage.
7 Jan 2022
From: UpFront
Can cut­ting meat con­sump­tion save the plan­et?
The world’s food sys­tem is dri­ving a third of all hu­man-caused green­house gas emis­sions.
31 Dec 2021
In­dia’s sus­pen­sion of fu­tures trades in some foods hurts sup­plies
The year-long ban is meant to cool ris­ing in­fla­tion but is in­creas­ing volatil­i­ty in do­mes­tic mar­kets.
22 Dec 2021
Mixed feel­ings as In­dia farm­ers va­cate protest sites near cap­i­tal
While many feel vic­to­ri­ous af­ter forc­ing gov­ern­ment to with­draw farm laws, oth­ers lament deaths dur­ing year-long stir.
13 Dec 2021
Pho­tos: In­di­an farm­ers head home af­ter year-long protests
Tens of thou­sands of farm­ers clear protest sites as gov­ern­ment re­peals agri­cul­tur­al re­forms in a rare re­treat.
11 Dec 2021
The new US nu­tri­tion aid strat­e­gy un­der­mines Africa’s hun­gri­est
The new US for­eign as­sis­tance strat­e­gy for nu­tri­tion makes lit­tle room for vul­ner­a­ble small­hold­er farm­ers.
Alex Park|Siera Ver­cil­lo
10 Dec 2021
In­dia’s farm­ers call off year-long protest af­ter gov’t as­sur­ances
Protest with­drawn af­ter gov­ern­ment agrees to pend­ing de­mands, in­clud­ing promis­es on min­i­mum price for all pro­duce.
9 Dec 2021
Pales­tine hop­ing for eco­nom­ic, tourism re­vival through Expo 2020
Pavil­ion or­gan­is­ers hope vis­i­tors see a ‘pos­i­tive im­age’ of Pales­tine while pro­mot­ing eco­nom­ic and tourism op­por­tu­ni­ties
6 Dec 2021
‘If you love your peo­ple, you fight’: In­dige­nous take on big soy
Amid pes­ti­cide con­t­a­m­i­na­tion and land evic­tions, trib­al lead­ers say their vil­lages in Paraguay are at a cri­sis point.
30 Nov 2021
In­dia’s eco­nom­ic re­cov­ery gath­ers pace as Omi­cron looms
In­dia’s GDP is ex­pect­ed to strength­en in the July-Sep­tem­ber quar­ter, helped by an uptick in con­sumer spend­ing.
30 Nov 2021
The hu­man cost of In­dia’s year­long farm­ers’ protest
Farm­ers’ unions say at least nine farm­ers died by sui­cide among a to­tal of near­ly 700 deaths, leav­ing fam­i­lies in debt.
30 Nov 2021
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