Nalini Koul

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Global threat to food supply as water wells dry up, warns top environment expert

Wells are drying up and underwater tables falling so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the US that food supplies are seriously …

Want a job? Agriculture industry teeming with them

Holding career fairs and recruiting on college campuses are just two of the ways the agriculture industry is working to update its stodgy image and address an alarming shortage of workers.<p>WASHINGTON — U.S. agriculture and food companies are struggling to attract enough workers, a problem the …

Brazil develops 'superfoods' to combat hidden hunger

In less than 10 years, consumers throughout Brazil will have access to eight biofortified "superfoods" being developed by the country's scientists. A …

Action to achieve Africa feeding Africa

Last week, Farming First was on the ground at the sixth Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) taking place in Ghana between 15 and 20 July. …

Haitian slum builds 'Garden of Eden'

Philippe Cousteau finds a thriving community garden in one of the poorest areas in the Western Hemisphere.

From waves to water wells: a surf filmmaker's quest to Ethiopia

While visiting his friend, Kelly Slater in Hawaii, Steele's nine-year-old daughter befriended the neighbour's children who'd been adopted from …

“I feel beautiful for the first time.”

A story by Becky Straw<p>Every day Helen had to choose how to use the little bit of water she had. Now that she has a steady source, she says she feels …