Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change

Agriculture and Environment

Cool solutions

Cities in South Asia are sizzling, with low-income residents bearing the brunt of urban heat stress. But researchers are finding ways to help them adapt.

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Zeroing in on Zika

Latin America and Canadian scientists are working on a portable diagnostic technology that could be a game-changer in the battle against diseases such as Zika

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Stopping the rot

How a natural compound called hexanal is helping prevent India’s lucrative fruit crops from spoiling

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Improving Africa's food-security, one woman at a time

Food-security expert Jemimah Njuki explains why women are poised to take a leading role in Africa's agriculture industry

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Pulse power

In Ethiopia, protein-rich crops of pulses such as chickpeas are no longer playing second fiddle to maize and wheat, a shift that’s transforming lives

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The simple agricultural kit improving life for Nepal’s terrace farmers

Life as a farmer on the terraced plots of land in Central Nepal isn’t easy, but the introduction of new agricultural practices and a few cheap, simple tools could be a boon for the men and women who work the region’s soil

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Vaccine victory

How a Canadian virologist created a breakthrough five-in-one livestock vaccine that could transform the lives of millions in Africa and beyond

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A creepy-crawly food revolution

Long considered pests, insects are now on the menu for farmed fish and poultry in Kenya and Uganda, where scientists are looking for cheaper, healthier ways to boost animal growth and develop the local economy

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Drones on the delta

In Ghana's Volta River delta, the remotely-operated aerial vehicles are going where researchers can't to help study coastal erosion, flooding and migration

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Adapting to a new environmental reality in Morocco

How one project is helping a part of the North African country innovate to weather the effects of a changing climate

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Fish for food

Exploring ways to get fish on the table in Bolivia

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Solar solutions

How solar-powered water pumps are helping Pakistani farmers adjust to climate change

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Fighting malaria in Northern Peru

Changing irrigation practices to combat malaria in Northern Peru.

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