Hunger in a fertile land...In Senegal a series of bad harvests mean the government and international organisations have been forced into distributing food aid. The aid helps farmers during lean times, but wh...
Agriculture: Is France falling behind?In this edition, we put the spotlight on the farming industry. Farming is a crucial part of the French economy and the country has long been the European Union's biggest agric...
EU to allow member countries to decide policies on GM cropsThe European Union will allow member countries to make their own decisions on whether to allow genetically modified (GM) crops in a compromise deal struck Thursday after years of f...
Down To Earth
DOWN TO EARTH
DR Congo's reconciliation farmIn the east of the Democratic of Republic of Congo, former enemies are being reconciled through agriculture.
Down To Earth
DOWN TO EARTH
India: Universe of frugal innovationWhen India launched its first missile bound for Mars last November, the endeavour was considered as much a financial accomplishment as a technical milestone. The Indians had someho...
Inside The Americas
Inside the Americas
White House blows cover of CIA chief in AfghanistanThis week, we focus on a major security breach for CIA: the White House inadvertently revealed the name of the CIA chief in Afghanistan. Also on the show, Mexico's Zapatista r...
Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to foodOlivier de Schutter is the outgoing UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food. Today, almost 1 billion people are undernourished, while 1.4 billion are overweight. Olivier de Schu...
French farmers protest by herding sheep to the LouvreTourists at the Louvre museum in Paris on Friday were caught up in a protest by farmers who herded a small flock of sheep into the building, where they raced beneath the building...
California hit by worst drought in 500 yearsCalifornia is now in its third year of a drought that may turn out to be its worst ever. To make matters worse, the state has just had its warmest winter on record, depriving its p...
Living with robotsThe salon Innorobo, held in Lyon from the 18th to the 20th March, showcased the new generation of domestic robots that will no doubt soon become part of everyday life.
FRANCE - WINE
Burgundy winemaker faces jail for refusing to use pesticidesAn organic winemaker from France's Burgundy region is due in court Monday for refusing to use pesticides on his vines despite a local government order.
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
Special edition on the Paris Agriculture FairThis week François Hollande inaugurated the "Salon de l’Agriculture", a highly significant event both in the farming and political calendar. We find out about what approa...