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American lawmakers urge Biden administration to take action against India on wheat subsidy

American lawmakers urge Biden administration to take action against India on wheat subsidy

US Wheat Associates, the export market development organization for the US wheat...

UN report predicts 6.7 per cent GDP growth for India in 2022

UN report predicts 6.7 per cent GDP growth for India in 2022

According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2022,...

Food security is increasingly vulnerable to climate-change-induced weather events

Food security is increasingly vulnerable to climate-change-induced weather events

Economist Impact has released the 10th GFSI. The report states a decline in global...

Walnuts from Chile launched in India

Walnuts from Chile launched in India

ChileNut, the grower and exporter association of Chilean walnuts, with the support...

UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021: Renewed international support is needed for developing countries

UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021: Renewed international support is needed for developing countries

UNCTAD’s TDR 2021 says this year will see the global economy bounce back thanks...

India, Israel sign a three-year work programme agreement for development of cooperation in agriculture

India, Israel sign a three-year work programme agreement for development of cooperation in agriculture

India and Israel are implementing the “Indo-Israel Agricultural Project Centres...

Improve the lives of people where they are: UN

Improve the lives of people where they are: UN

The World Social Report 2021, titled “Reconsidering Rural Development”, has been...

Pakistan does a U-turn on the decision to import from India though sugar prices are at Rs 96-100 a kilo

Pakistan does a U-turn on the decision to import from India though sugar prices are at Rs 96-100 a kilo

There was some bustle in the trade relations between India and Pakistan for a couple...

Exports decline by 15.5 per cent in first nine months but agri exports go up by 9.8 per cent

Exports decline by 15.5 per cent in first nine months but agri exports go up by 9.8 per cent

The merchandise exports of the country registered a 15.5 per cent decline during...

Its time to focus on Agriculture Diplomacy

Its time to focus on Agriculture Diplomacy

Diplomacy is rarely associated with agriculture. The skills of professional foreign...

Farm Subsidies and Why We Need Effective Disciplines in the WTO

Farm Subsidies and Why We Need Effective Disciplines in the WTO

Agricultural subsidies’ discipline of the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) under the...

Unpaid dues to cane farmers in UP Rs 7,000 crore for current season; another Rs 1,500 crore remains from previous one

Sugar mills bought 465.25 lt of cane from the farmers in the crushing season 2021-22 up to Jan 25 and produced 45.67 lt of sugar from...

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Budget expectations: Increased use of technology, export-promoting measures and reduced crop insurance premiums

Experts have recommended measures like promoting FPOs and reducing crop insurance premiums. There is a need to develop FPOs as agricultural...

National

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

The Padma awards, which count among the highest civilian awards in the country, have been announced. The list comprises four Padma...

From the Ground

Mayawati may upset SP-RLD’s Jat-Muslim calculus in UP polls

The ticket distribution strategy of BSP president Mayawati in the UP Assembly elections is likely to upset the vaunted Jat–Muslim...

ELECTIONS 2022

Centralized system of government and parties leads to unrest among leaders of stature

The story is more or less the same in most of the parties — the rights are increasingly getting centralized. Had this been limited...

Opinion

Food and fertilizer subsidies may cross Rs 5 lakh crore this year; cut in Budget likely

When Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Budget in Parliament on Feb 1 for the coming financial year 2022-23, she will...

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