As current anti-immigrant policies diminish the supply of migrant workers, farmers are not able to find the labor they need. So prison systems have responded by leasing convicts to growers desperate for workers.
One farmer has pioneered drip irrigation to transform desert into a fruit orchard in Punjab – but at a cost few can replicate.
In the Philippines, urban agriculture is slowly gaining ground but still has a minuscule contribution to overall crop production.
Increasing LNG trade could benefit many in the light of current US–China trade tensions. In an increasingly multipolar world, international cooperation through global trade must be strengthened and the LNG market offers unique opportunities to stabilize the system.
Major world powers as well as leading Muslim countries have often overlooked the plight of the Indian Muslims in view of the economic weight of India which has been ranked among the world’s fastest-growing large economies.
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the BRI lends Kashgar and Xinjiang as a whole added significance because of the geographical proximity to Pakistan.
This spring marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka. The world knows what happened in Rwanda. But Sri Lanka's is largely ignored.
Thousands of hydropower dams are under construction around the world. New research shows that by cutting off sediment flow, these dams can have big ecological effects on far-off bays and deltas.
As China outstrips all other external investors in Bangladesh by a considerable margin, energy and infrastructure projects are tying the South Asian country ever more tightly to China.
The significance of the lessons we learn during Ramadan.