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The locust invasions devastating Niger

Locust damage have become public enemy number one in Niger's fields and pastures.
from SciDev.Net on Feb 22, 2017.

Burma’s quiet genocide

Harsh repression of the Rohingya continues as Burma’s political reforms are celebrated, reports Steve Shaw.
from New Internationalist on Feb 20, 2017.

Blasting the Mekong for commercial shipping

Thai government plans to demolish rocks and islets on the Mekong to allow passage for cargo ships from China sparks outrage among environmentalists.
from Thethirdpole.net on Feb 14, 2017.

Latin America's influence in the fight against hunger

A model for fighting hunger and malnutrition that has been successful in Latin America has spread worldwide.
from IPS on Feb 13, 2017.

Local and central government differ over GMO policy in China

A provincial Chinese ban on genetically modified food highlights major differences between public attitudes and government policy, reports Feng Hao.
from China Dialogue on Feb 9, 2017.

Aggressive rust imperils wheat crops in Africa, Asia and Europe

Wheat rust disease is making advances in Africa and Asia, according to new studies.
from IPS on Feb 6, 2017.

Aggressive rust imperils wheat crops in Africa, Asia and Europe

Wheat rust disease is making advances in Africa and Asia, according to new studies.
from IPS on Feb 6, 2017.

Afghanistan - the shame of having daughters

Women are still routinely disrespected and even abused for giving birth to girls.
from IWPR on Feb 3, 2017.

Life without water in Xihaigu

Climate change is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to move to new towns with good facilities but few opportunities, writes Kang Ning
from China Dialogue on Jan 30, 2017.

The secret lives of urban waste pickers

A new book documents the unknown lives of waste pickers living on the outskirts of Beijing
from China Dialogue on Jan 25, 2017.
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