farmers

Cotton: A matter of life or death for some Indian farmers

For some farmers in India, cotton yields have become a life-or-death matter.

In India's Maharashtra state, three million farmers depend on cotton for their livelihoods.

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UN Gender Focus: African women, women in media and equality through education

African women “more effected” by climate change

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How satellite imagery can help farmers grow “more crop per drop”

Water scarcity in North Africa and the Near East could have severe consequences for food production— something the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says will intensify with climate change.

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For Ethiopian coffee exporter, development begins with farmers

An Ethiopian coffee exporter has been explaining why farmers are crucial to her country’s development.

Asnakech Thomas said coffee has fuelled change in her community of Amaro, about 500 km from the capital, Addis Ababa.

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