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Rising Onion Prices Bring Tear to Indian Eyes
World  (tags: Onions, India, Rising Prices, Delhi, Farmers, Crops )

- 3044 days ago -
Not many years ago, the BJP government in Delhi lost the elections because of rising onion prices. The party never managed to come back to power since then. The onion is back again to haunt the Congress government in Delhi.
India Facing Crop Shortage as Pollinators Disappear
World  (tags: India, Crops, Pollinators, Colony Collapse Disorder, food, honey bees )

- 3127 days ago -
When Colony Collapse Disorder swept through American and European bee populations in 2007, the western world was alerted to a startling fact: a huge portion of our food supply rests on the industrious pollinating habits of honey bees.
Growing Demand: 50,000 Watermelon Seedlings Planted a Day at NT Farm - Australia
World  (tags: australia, nt, northern territory, water melons, farmers, crops, queensland )

- 3675 days ago -
While melon growers in some parts of Queensland battle irrigation cutbacks and drought, Northern Territory melon growers are significantly increasing seed planting this month to take advantage of growing demand for the succulent fruit. Like many melon
Southern Africa: Food Insecurity Looms As Floods Swallow Crops
World  (tags: world, africa, food, crops, nature, floods, rain, environment, climate, humans, suffering, endangered )

- 3681 days ago -
Johannesburg -- As the water level in the upper Zambezi River continues to climb past its highest levels ever, destroying crops and road networks, disaster officials in Namibia and Zambia have warned that food security could worsen.
Rediscovering the Forgotten Crops - World
World  (tags: world, crops, rare, forgotten, millet, un, food )

- 4082 days ago -
Over the last century about 75% of the world's crop varieties have been lost, data from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) suggests. UN researchers say that we now rely on just three crops: wheat, rice and maize.

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