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There's a third alternative to redefine agri markets
10th January 2021
Indian Express...

The three farm bills have outlined the Union government’s approach allowing market forces to play a broader role in the agriculture sector. This cou...

NITI Aayog hails millet revival in Odisha
6th January 2021
The Hindu...

Study shows 215% increase in gross value of millet produce per farmer household...

Odisha govt dithers on policy regarding agri marketing
1st January 2021
Frontline The Hindu...

The Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha, which has been ambivalent in its approach to the liberalisation of agricultural marketing arrangements, must...

Procurement And Public Distribution Of Millets In Odisha: Lessons And Challenges
30th December 2020
RRA Network Blog...

Millets are considered as smart crops that are resilient to climate stress and have nutritional advantages. Odisha’s initiative in millets, from far...

OMM, DMF push millet farming in tribal pockets in Keonjhar
26th December 2020
Odisha Post...

As millet is a traditional staple food for tribals in hilly and forested areas, the Odisha Millet Mission in collaboration with the District Mineral ...

Leisa India - Call For Articles Local Produce Local Markets And Local Economies December 2020
20th December 2020
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Small holder Family Farming communities have been traditionally tapping the local markets for their convenience as well as ease of reaching out ...

Procurement of millet begins in Odisha
16th December 2020
New Indian Express...

The administration has set a target to procure millets from 5,889 farmers in the district. ...

Sticky Seeds Why Old Seeds Continue To Dominate The Rice-Wheat Agriculture In Eastern India
11th November 2020
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Preliminary findings of a joint ICAR-IFPRI survey covering more than 2 000 farmers from 40 districts of Bihar eastern Uttar Pradesh and Odisha show t...

Gene-Editing Could Be Way Forward For Improved Crop Absence Of Regulatory Regime Holding Back Use
2nd November 2020
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India s use of technology for crop improvement might be finally catching up after years of neglect with Indian scientists making process in using gene...

Ngo Helps Farmers Create Green Fodder Fields And Boost Income From Livestock Farming
2nd November 2020
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SOS Children s Villages of India an international NGO dedicated to the holistic development of children without parental care...

Farmers Group Reaping A Bounty By Going Organic In Andhra Pradesh
2nd November 2020
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Amaravati Organics produce have many takers across State now ...

Guidelines For Promoting Fpos A Bureaucratic Maze
2nd November 2020
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The current guidelines may not inspire confidence among farmers on entering into collective enterprises ...

Mandi Arrivals Seven Key Summer Crops See Big Drop
2nd November 2020
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Only three crops -- groundnut jowar and moong -- have recorded higher arrivals on year see chart Even in the case of jowar and moong ...

This Snack Brand Steams Ahead With Small Farmers
2nd November 2020
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YCook a farm-to-fork startup engaging directly with farmers takes a mission-driven approach to succeed ...

How Permaculture Revives Exhausted Soils For Food Production
1st November 2020
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For permaculture to thrive or become policy in Uganda it will require putting indigenous agricultural practices at the front before industrial agricu...

Impact Of Covid-19 On Food Security
31st October 2020
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India continues to suffer from glaring gaps in food and nutrition security The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted food security both from the su...

Contract Farming A Win-Win For Both Farmers And Buyers
30th October 2020
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It brings in efficiencies of scale for marginal farmers increasing their income and assuring corporations of quality quantity and on-time delivery o...

Reaping Carbon Credits From Agriculture
30th October 2020
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Setting benchmarks for carbon sequestered or abated through farming and roping in companies to commercialise carbon credits can create a carbon market...

Odisha Millets Mission