A man carries a child past a bus sunken halfway into the ground and covered in rubble in Jammu, India. Rains in Jammu have caused landslides severe enough to damage the Jammu-Srinagar highway, leaving over 300 vehicles stranded there.
A quarter of the world's plant species may be headed toward extinction. Seed banks aim to prevent that.
Former President John Kufuor cut the number of hungry people in half through by using innovative ways to help farmers.
As more information about East Africa’s famine reaches Western audiences, the situation looks increasingly grim – but aid doesn’t seem to be keeping pace with the publicity. What challenges do humanitarian organizations face?
The first UN plane in two years is scheduled to go into the Somali capital's airport Wednesday carrying food aid. Some 3.7 million people in Somalia alone need help.
Millions of lives are at stake in the drought and famine in East Africa, but aid is hampered by security concerns in Somalia and donors surprised by the severity of the crisis.
A new United Nations report calls for a 'green revolution' in agriculture, saying farmers must increase food production by as much as 100 percent by 2050.
The US and South Korea disagree with the United Nations World Food Program about the extent to which North Koreans suffer from lack of food.
One of the two black bear cubs raised by Tian Shougui, a farmer, plays during lunchtime in the remote Yukong village in southwest China's Sichuan province on June 15. Mr. Tian and his wife found the two deserted cubs almost starving to death while working in the tea garden on April 1.