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Jan 10, 2019
Farmers are like entrepreneurs, need access to markets and credit to offset external risksAmbitious agricultural credit targets set by the government have been consistently exceeded;
Nov 05, 2018
Preparing meat-based food without animal slaughter may be next big breakthrough to avoid cruelty, environmental degradationCultured meat will change all that, freeing up grain and making it cheaper, making water available, making land available for the poorest.
Sep 19, 2018
India to launch agriculture project worth $33.5 million with UN's FAO in five states; initiative aimed at promoting conservationThe government along with United Nations body FAO has launched an agriculture project with $33.5 million grant from Global Environment Facility (GEF) that seeks to bring transformative change in the farm sector through conservation of biodiversity and forest landscapes.
Sep 05, 2018
UN holds emergency meet to tackle African swine fever outbreak across AsiaChina, the world's largest pork producer and consumer, reported its first case in August.
Aug 16, 2018
Crop-munching armyworm, which wrought havoc in Africa, detected in Karnataka; pest threatens millions of farmers in Asia, says UNA voracious crop-chomping pest which has wrought havoc in Africa could threaten millions of farmers in Asia, UN experts warned recently, as India battles the continent’s first reported infestation of fall armyworm
Oct 23, 2017
Yavatmal farmer deaths: Experts say Insecticides Act 1968 needs overhaul as it is designed to protect pesticides, not farmersInsecticides Act is highly incapable of addressing the problem of farmer deaths, and Devendra Fadnavis is not the person to bring amendments to it.
Jul 29, 2017
India currently world's third-largest beef exporter, to hold place till 2026, says reportIndia is the world's third-biggest exporter of beef and to hold on to that position over the next decade, according to a report by the FAO and the OECD
May 29, 2017
Watch: How maggots are solving China’s food waste problemIt may not be a pretty sight, but the gluttonous maggots could help China eat away something far uglier: the country's mountain of food waste.
Sep 11, 2014
Global food prices decline to four-year low, finds FAOArray
Aug 07, 2014
Global food prices drop 2.1% in JulyAccording to FAO, the recent sharp slide in cereal prices reflected significant fall in international prices of maize and wheat, a reaction to excellent production prospects in many major producing countries.