Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominates the 77th United Nations General Assembly with France’s Emmanuel Macron quoting Narendra Modi on the war. The session is likely to get more intense with speeches from US president Joe Biden and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Throughout history, famines have generally been caused by human action, usually wars which ravage crops and livestock, ruin trade, displace people and complicate the distribution of aid
'Famine at the door' in Somalia, says UN as thousands die in historic drought made worse by war in Ukraine
Somalia sourced at least 90 per cent of its wheat from Russia and Ukraine before the war and has been hit hard by scarcity and the sharp rise in food prices
Russia's naval blockade in the Black Sea has sparked a global food crisis that has sent prices soaring and sparked fears of famine
At least 30 people have died this year through April at the center and six other facilities run by Action Against Hunger, the humanitarian group said
Silos and ports across Ukraine are now brimming with millions of tonnes of grain with nowhere to go as the country is slowly suffocated by the siege
Yemen depends almost entirely on food imports, with nearly a third of wheat supplies coming from Ukraine, according to the United Nations
Yuan Longping: Millions in China mourn 'father of hybrid rice' who helped curb famine in the country
Yuan’s research made him a national hero and a symbol of dogged scientific pursuit in China
Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers
Agriculture is the backbone of our survival and most of our agriculture today depends on quality seeds and the organised seed sector.
Kim announced that, immediately after his departure, he will join a firm and focus on increasing infrastructure investments in developing countries.
United States ends refuelling support of aircraft involved in Yemen war as pressure builds on Saudi Arabia
However, a halt to refuelling could have little practical effect on the conflict, seen as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Yemen crisis: 14 million in West Asian country 'on brink of famine'; charities sign appeal for immediate cessation of hostilities
Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs has called for an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, where they warned 14 million people were now "on the brink of famine".
India's 2018 monsoon rainfall below average and forecast: Fifth straight year weather office overestimated rains
Rainfall in India’s annual monsoon season was below average and less than forecast, with key crop-growing northern states among areas that received less rain than needed, weather office said on Sunday.
India's water crisis: Tracing the country's history of water management and crucial, destructive shifts in policy
A report by the Niti Aayog states, ‘India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat.’
Some 17 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of famine and cholera has caused more than 2,000 deaths.
Around 1.25 million people face starvation in warn-torn South Sudan, country may plunge into famine in 2018
In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation according to a report by the United Nations and the government released on Monday
Maharashtra govt considering formation of drought monitoring panel, files affidavit before Bombay HC
The Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that while there is no separate crisis management plan for drought, it was considering to form a committee to assess prevalence of water scarcity
South Sudan on Sunday marked its sixth independence anniversary in muted fashion, with no official celebration as the world's newest nation reels from a brutal and destructive ongoing civil war.
As of March 2017, a United Nations Report accused the government of South Sudan of continuing to spend its oil revenue on the purchase of arms.
Stephen O'Brien told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that "Yemen now has the ignominy of being the world's largest food security crisis," with over 17 million people in need of food