Agriculture and Environment
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.
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
How a natural compound called hexanal is helping prevent India’s lucrative fruit crops from spoiling
Food-security expert Jemimah Njuki explains why women are poised to take a leading role in Africa's agriculture industry
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
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
How a Canadian virologist created a breakthrough five-in-one livestock vaccine that could transform the lives of millions in Africa and beyond
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
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
How one project is helping a part of the North African country innovate to weather the effects of a changing climate
How solar-powered water pumps are helping Pakistani farmers adjust to climate change
Changing irrigation practices to combat malaria in Northern Peru.