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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 ...

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...

Rice With Zinc Wheat With Protein Bio-Fortified Crops Can Fight India S Hidden Hunger
30th October 2020
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India has one of the highest number of undernourished people in the world PM Modi s promise of 17 bio-fortified varieties of 8 crops can help ...

Women Help Families Get Back On Track In The Sunderbans
30th October 2020
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The groups are spread across eight blocks Kakdwip Patharpratima Mathurapur I and II Joynagar I and II Basanti and Canning ...

How To Control Air Pollution Combine Harvester Is The Problem As Well As The Solution For Stubble Burning
29th October 2020
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This is a straightforward article to discuss the real issues concerning stubble burning including its contribution to pollution in Delhi-NCR and why...

Siri To Set Up Integrated Millet Food Processing Unit In Telangana
29th October 2020
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SIRI an agricultural start-up focussed on millets is setting up an integrated millet food processing unit in Telangana ...

Agri Gurukul - A Farm-Cum-Training Hub Shows The Way To Sustainable Agriculture
28th October 2020
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Switching from conventional farming a farmer who discovered the benefits of organic and biodynamic farming ...

A Key Message In Eat Right India Movement Is Consumption Of Fortified Foods
28th October 2020
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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India s FSSAI contribution of ensuring fortified foods across the country is unparalleled ...

Tech In Agriculture Is Opening Up New Opportunities
28th October 2020
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The population increase the paucity of farming lands and climate change make agri-tech a necessity ...

There S Business In Farming How Companies Gain From Agri Sector Reforms
28th October 2020
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The recent farm law changes unshackle farmers from restrictions on when where and to whom to sell Here s a look at where companies can find investm...

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