Global food crisis

Falling water table may lead to global food crisis, warn experts

In India, 175 million people are being fed with grain that has been produced by overpumping, in China the figure is closer to 130 million.

Jul 07, 2013, 11:21 AM IST

`Humans gobbling up Earth at alarming pace`

Everyday an average person gobbles up 4.1 litres of diesel fuel, 29 kg of soil and 2.2 tonnes of fresh water.

Dec 05, 2012, 21:29 PM IST

Global food inflation to return after brief respite

Red-hot food inflation that has vexed policy makers around the world seemed to take a breather last month, when corn and wheat prices tumbled on reports that crop shortages were easing.

Jul 16, 2011, 18:29 PM IST