They farm on a set, but the stakes are high. These are the stars of a reality show called "Female Food Heroes," a Tanzanian TV show produced by Oxfam that aims to empower and educate rural women who feed most of the families in the African nation.
The economic downturn is prompting some Japanese professionals to take a look at another field - farming. They've been taking a crash course run by some farmers hoping to bring new blood to Japan's ailing farming industry. Correspondent Akiko Fujita reports.
A state in south west India is on our radar for today's Geo Quiz. This state is famous for its coconuts as well as coconut oil, coconut cake, coconut toddy, coconut water..you get the ideaï¿½they go nuts for coconuts.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Venezuelan state of Merida. The state is home to a breed of dog called the Mucuchíes. Anchor Marco Werman has details on a dog breeding project in Venezuela that aims to bring back the Mucuchíes.
Amid all the wrangling by the giants, the concerns of small nations have often gotten short shrift. That is one reason African countries have decided to work together more closely this year. Myles Estey has more from the UN climate site in Cancun.