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UN Secretary-General welcomes the decision to establish a loss and damage fund

UN Secretary-General welcomes the decision to establish a loss and damage fund

At the conclusion of the COP27 or the annual Conference of Parties to the UN Framework...

Spiralling food crisis key topic at G20 summit

Spiralling food crisis key topic at G20 summit

Taking the opportunity to raise the threat of an impending food crisis, Prime Minister...

India’s population growth stabilizing as world population hits 8bn

India’s population growth stabilizing as world population hits 8bn

The UN says that in order to usher in a world in which all 8bn people can thrive,...

Lack of effective refrigeration directly results in loss of 526mn tonnes of food production: UN report

Lack of effective refrigeration directly results in loss of 526mn tonnes of food production: UN report

The report was launched on November 12 at the 27th Climate Change Conference (COP...

India hosts 2nd BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers’ meet

India hosts 2nd BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers’ meet

The 2nd BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministerial Meeting adopted the Action Plan for Strengthening...

COP27: Agriculture sector both a victim of and contributor to climate change

COP27: Agriculture sector both a victim of and contributor to climate change

It is very unfortunate that agriculture and food are neglected in climate negotiations....

Wheat prices on a roller-coaster ride in global market as Russia changes its stand

Wheat prices on a roller-coaster ride in global market as Russia changes its stand

Russia clarified on Thursday that it would once again participate in the negotiations...

No breakthrough in Armenia-Azerbaijan peace talks in Russia

No breakthrough in Armenia-Azerbaijan peace talks in Russia

After his meetings with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani...

India flags key agri-sector issues, rice export in meeting with UAE minister

India flags key agri-sector issues, rice export in meeting with UAE minister

The key issues faced by the agriculture sector regarding the rejection of rice exports...

Investment to tackle climate change falls amid global crises, shows UNCTAD report

Investment to tackle climate change falls amid global crises, shows UNCTAD report

Citing a bleak outlook for global FDI in 2022, the report released in the lead-up...

World Spice Congress at Mumbai

World Spice Congress at Mumbai

The fact that India used to be and still is a major spice hub will be on full display...

India ready to deal with sustainability challenges facing agriculture and food systems : Tomar

India ready to deal with sustainability challenges facing agriculture and food systems : Tomar

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar  said that...

Conservation of plant genetic resources shared responsibility of humanity: Agriculture Minister Tomar at GB9 of ITPGRFA

Conservation of plant genetic resources shared responsibility of humanity: Agriculture Minister Tomar at GB9 of ITPGRFA

Tomar said that the aim of the Plant Treaty was to recognize the contribution of...

Session on crop diversity to be held in Delhi Sep 19-24; representatives from 202 countries to attend

Session on crop diversity to be held in Delhi Sep 19-24; representatives from 202 countries to attend

There are several stakeholders in crop diversity who work together — farmers, local...

Dairying business bigger than Apple and Microsoft together, says an expert at IDF World Dairy Summit

Dairying business bigger than Apple and Microsoft together, says an expert at IDF World Dairy Summit

At $800bn the consumer value of the dairying business is “bigger than the combined...

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda to head CGIAR

Following the decision of Marco Ferroni to retire and step down from his position as CGIAR System Board Chair after five years of...

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More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the current Rabi season (2022-23). Farmers have sown...

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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters...

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Gujarat polls: BJP manifesto eyes farmers

Learning from experience, the saffron party has laid special emphasis on issues relating to farmers in poll-bound Gujarat this time...

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Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess rainfall post-monsoon have impacted several agricultural...

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Cropfit — An app of the farmers, for the farmers, by the farmers; bidding below MSP not possible

While other apps mainly focus on the traders and how they can benefit them and the mandis, Cropfit's prime focus is on the farmers...

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