Showing posts with label rice. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rice. Show all posts

Friday, May 25, 2018

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise: Study

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reduce the nutritional value of rice, according to an international research team that analyzed rice samples from field experiments.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Au moins 26 morts dans des inondations au Vietnam

inondations au Vietnam
Au moins 26 personnes ont perdu la vie en quelques jours dans des inondations au Vietnam. Dans le nord du pays d'Asie du Sud-Est, de nombreuses rues et ponts ont été détruits par la pluie violente qui sévit depuis jeudi, ont indiqué les autorités lundi.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Downpour, flooding kill 10 in Vietnam

Heavy rain and flooding in central Vietnam over the past few days have killed 10 local people and left one missing, the country's central steering committee on natural disaster prevention and fight said Sunday.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

UN agency concerned about food security in North Korea

The World Food Programme (WFP) said that it is concerned about the food security of families affected by floods in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), especially with winter approaching, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Egypt limits area for rice cultivation in 2017 to preserve water

Egypt will decrease land area used for rice production in the 2017 season with a decrease of 34.6 percent, according to a decree issued by the Ministry of Irrigation and published in the Official Gazette on Sunday.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Vietnam's Mekong Delta hit hard by severe drought

The ongoing serious drought is damaging some 160,000 hectares of paddy rice in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, causing losses of some 5,000 billion Vietnamese dong (222.2 million U.S. dollars), and affecting about 290,000 hectares of fruit trees, local media reported Tuesday.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Mekong Delta faces worst drought, saltwater intrusion in century

Parts of Mekong Delta in Vietnam have been experiencing the most serious drought and saltwater encroachment in the past nearly 100 years, local media reported Friday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Philippine Province Under State of Calamity as El Niño Damages 27,000 Hectares of Crops

Local media reported that the government of North Cotabato placed the entire province under a state of calamity as crop damage rose significantly because of the effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon, which was aggravated by rat infestation in five towns.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Drought-hit North Korea seeks aid from ally Iran

 Drought-hit North Korea Tuesday asked for humanitarian aid from its historic ally Iran, Iranian state media reported.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

DPRK (North Korea) hit by worst drought in 100 years

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is suffering from the worst drought in a century, which has caused huge damage to its agricultural production, the country's official news agency KCNA has reported on Tuesday.

Monday, January 05, 2015

Fukushima rice tests ‘radiation free’ first time since disaster

For the first time since the 2011 disaster, all of the rice harvested in Fukushima Prefecture this year has passed radiation tests and now can be deemed safe for consumption, according to local officials.

EL News