Cowboys swing lassos in annual Brazilian rodeo
The annual rodeo in Barretos recreates the Wild Wild West with a Brazilian twist for international cowboys.
Posted: October 10, 2008 15:21
Ukraine’s black soil tilled for private investment
The current food crisis in Ukraine -- known as the breadbasket of Europe -- presents challenges and opportunities for the country.
Posted: October 9, 2008 18:52
Farmers, drought and taxes cripple Argentina
Argentina -- known as the "grocer to the world" -- finds itself trapped by food inflation, a slumping economy and one of the worst droughts in almost 50 years.
Posted: October 8, 2008 18:05
Food prices punish rich and poor in India
All across India, people feel the effects of rising food costs, spiking inflation and lackluster harvests.
Posted: October 7, 2008 19:32
Food crisis rages through Kenya
At least five of the 38 million Kenyans live in urban slums and food insecurity rages through the country, resulting in public outcry and economic upheaval.
Posted: October 6, 2008 17:41
Blogwatch / Video
Into the Czech woods for the mushroom hunt
In the Czech Republic, fall marks the annual tradition of plucking fungi from the forest.
Posted: October 6, 2008 15:25