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Low Earnings and Agricultural Neglect Push Pakistan into Food Insecurity

Food prices have been rising in double-digit figures since August 2019, with incomes falling due to the Covid-19-induced economic downturn.

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Agro-Meteorological Early Warnings for Nepal’s Farmers

The Nepalese government is planning to pilot the country’s first weather warnings for farmers, something it is hoped will stem agricultural losses during the June-August monsoon. Thousands of hectares of arable land are damaged during this period; in 2013 alone an estimated 10,000 hectares were lost to land erosion, floods and water-logging, according to the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MOAD). …

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