Development
New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): Improving market access, particularly beyond national borders, for family farmers and small and medium agriculture enterprises in the Latin America and Caribbean region can help boost rural development as well as spur inclusive trade, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said. more
UN agency uses satellite data to aid farmers in Africa, Middle East boost water efficien

New York, Apr 20(Just Earth News): The United Nations agricultural agency created an online database that uses satellite data and Google Earth images to figure out how much water is being us ...

UN agriculture agency takes step to help rice farmers bolster production

New York, Mar 31 (Just Earth News): Concerned about global rice production and eradicating hunger around the world, the United Nations agricultural agency on Thursday announced that it has ...

IFAD and Indonesia sign historic financial agreement to improve food security for smallholder farmers

Rome, Feb 14 (Just Earth News) The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Indonesia signed a financial agreement Monday to fund a rural development pro ...

UN agency urges support for small farmers to help them not just get by, but thrive and feed others

New York, Jan 23 (Just Earth News): Highlighting growing challenges, such as climate change and natural resource scarcity, facing small farmers in developing countries, the head of the Uni ...

UN agriculture chief calls for stronger water management, improved access for small farmers

New York, Jan 21 (Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations agricultural agency on Friday urged the international community to promote more efficient use of water and to take steps ...

Small farmers can earn big returns by investing in climate adaptation, new UN report finds

New York, Nov 10 (Just Earth News): The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Wednesday issued a new report which shows that for every dollar invested thro ...

Sudan: Two UN agencies team up to help smallholder farmers, promote food security

New York, Aug 30 (Just Earth News): Two United Nations agencies – the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) – on Monday agre ...

Greenpeace celebrates Bihar's first solar powered cold storage in Kedia

New Delhi, Aug 14 (Just Earth News): Greenpeace volunteers celebrated alongside farmers in Kedia, as the Bihar Labour Resources Minister Vijay Prakash inaugurated the state's first ever sola ...

NRRI research to benefit rice farmers say union agriculture minister

Cuttack, May 9 (IBNS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that National Rice Research Institute (NRRI) is carrying out researches on doubled haploid, an im ...