Despite Malaysia’s steady economic growth over the past five decades, a study by Unicef has revealed how urban poor children are suffering from high rates of malnutrition. Why? And how can the problem be fixed?
The Peatland Restoration Agency has identified 1,250 square kilometres of peat areas with agricultural potential, which is a part of the agency’s pilot project to test methods of developing agriculture without using fires.
M. S. Swaminathan –
Aberrations in monsoon behaviour are not uncommon. What is new is the difficulty in forecasting caused by factors coming under the generic title, ‘climate change', writes M. S. Swaminathan in The Hindu.
Critics have suggested that golden rice is part of the biotech industry’s plans to dominate agriculture worldwide. But, although the agribusiness giant Syngenta did assist in developing the genetically modified ...