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Jan 14, 2019
UAE, Saudi Arabia to invest in India for food security; to benefit farmers, says Suresh PrabhuBoth the UAE and Saudi Arabia want to invest in both organic as well as food processing industries
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;
Dec 07, 2018
Nile Delta's expansive, fertile lands in Egypt under threat from climate changeBy 2050, the region could lose up to 15% of its key agricultural land due to salinization: Study.
Aug 31, 2018
Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt providing food security to almost 90 percent of state under Khadya Sathi schemeWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter to remember the martyrs of the 1959 Khadya Andolan. She also said that special assistance was also being given to the people of once 'Maoist'-hit Jangalmahal, hill areas, cyclone 'Aila' affected regions, and Singur in Hooghly district.
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
Jul 23, 2018
Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI AayogMost researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Mar 27, 2018
Siddaramaiah's claim of south Indian states subsidising northern counterparts nothing but economic fallacyThe contribution of the north and east Indian states has been immense in terms of the food security of our country, which is an enormous one considering the pressure of our large population.
Mar 08, 2018
Scientists unravel mechanism of stress tolerance in tomatoTomato, an antioxidant-rich vegetable, is commonly used curry ingredient in Indian kitchens.
Feb 15, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind stresses need for modern agriculture, bats for better price for farm produceRam Nath Kovind said that problems of farmers in various parts of country are different and so solutions will have to be found according to their needs
Jan 05, 2018
Suresh Prabhu says India 'stood firm' on fundamental principles at WTO's 11th ministerial meetingIndia stood firm on basic principles of multilateralism at the WTO's ministerial meeting last month in Argentina and would continue to work with other members to promote rule-based global trade, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said