The group Swayam Shikshan Prayog, which will be recognized today at the U.N. COP27 summit, focuses on the restoration of livelihoods, especially for women, amid the negative impacts of climate change.
As farmers split from the GOP on climate change, they're getting billions to fight it
Democrats plan to spend $20 billion to help rural communities address the climate crisis. There's little sign the infusion of money will reshape politics in areas that traditionally vote Republican.
NC A&T uses working farm to cultivate climate resilience in agriculture
Researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University are working on studies to help farmers adapt to changing weather.
North Carolina A&T gets $2 million for agricultural innovation center
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is getting a nearly $2 million investment from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a new innovation center for farm businesses.
World Food Prize goes to former farmer who answers climate change question: 'So what?'
The 2022 honoree is Cynthia Rosenzweig, whose computer modeling shows the impact on global crops. She talks about her "aha" moment, a big surprise in her findings and her plans for the $250,000 prize.
Farming study highlights climate-resilient practices
A new study examines how small farms can profit from climate-resilient agricultural practices.
Winston Weaver blaze darkened outlook for farmers struggling with fertilizer prices
Local farms are part of a global economy. A worldwide surge in fertilizer prices has made that clear. And for this region, the Winston Weaver fire has made matters worse for many farmers.
Farmers in Senegal learn to respect a scruffy shrub that gets no respect
For decades, they've been told to rip out the Guiera senegalensis shrub. But now there's a new philosophy: The scrappy green plant could be the key to a better harvest.
North Carolina is once again the nation's top producer of sweet potatoes
North Carolina is once again the nation's top producer of sweet potatoes, a title it's held since 1971.
U.S. Farmers Of Color Were About To Get Loan Forgiveness. Now The Program Is On Hold
A new federal program created by the Biden administration to reverse years of economic discrimination against U.S. farmers of color has ground to a halt.