September 11th 2013
KARACHI: US publication ‘Foreign Policy (FP) Magazine’ has declared Karachi as the most dangerous mega city in the world.
According to the publication, the murder ratio in Karachi is 25...
August 3rd 2013
Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.
US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise...
November 16th 2012
Phil Bloomer, Director of Campaigns and Policy at Oxfam GB, writes in The Ecologist.
Land grabbing has fast become a major threat to poor communities in Africa, Asia and South America. Poverty-stricken...
November 11th 2012
The Earth Policy Institute has published on its website a list of facts which are taken from Lester Brown’s book, Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity.
October 16th 2012
The international aid agency Oxfam warns that more than 60 percent of investments in agricultural land by foreign investors between 2000 and 2010 were in countries where food security was...
September 14th 2012
Water scarcity is fuelling deadly inter-ethnic wars that continue to claim lives in Kenya, according to government officials. And if nothing is done to educate communities on how to conserve...
September 11th 2012
The world needs to find the equivalent of the flow of 20 Nile rivers by 2025 to grow enough food to feed a rising population and help avoid conflicts over...
August 15th 2012
The burning of America's corn belt in the worst drought in half a century is bad news for the world's poor, bad news for food security, bad news for inflation...
August 14th 2012
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative, Janet Jackson is worried about the high population growth in the East African Community (EAC) region saying that this is a threat...
July 22nd 2012
Record cereal prices are prompting fears of escalating food costs around the world and drawing comparisons with the 2007-08 crisis, when food riots broke out across the globe. While the...
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