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Aug 09, 2019
Land clearing, farming contribute a third of the world’s greenhouse gases: UN ReportThe report finds that there's no way to stay within 2℃ warming without a significant drop in land-based emissions
Jul 02, 2019
Producing coarse grains can help mitigate climate change effects on food supplyAs compared to rice, alternative grains are less sensitive to climate variability and their yields are not as affected.
Jul 01, 2019
Govt plans to incentivise contract farming: Centre should encourage large firms to be part of plan; decision will bring transparency of purchases and salesAt one level, contract farming is like any other contract to purchase goods of a quality and quantity within a specified time period
May 07, 2019
Extinctions of million species driven by mankind are looming, new UN report findsWe can feed the coming billion people without destroying another inch of nature, report says.
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