Tag: Climate Change

Opinion
Technology Push: Indian seed sector bats for a resilient agriculture sector

Technology Push: Indian seed sector bats for a resilient agriculture sector

Technology in agriculture, particularly, seeds has great potential to provide sustainable,...

National
Financial resources effective in increasing agri output by 24pc, reducing climate risk by 16pc

Financial resources effective in increasing agri output by 24pc, reducing climate risk by 16pc

An important recommendation of the paper is that 40 percent of financial resources...

International
Climate change indicators hit record levels in 2023: Global Climate Report

Climate change indicators hit record levels in 2023: Global Climate Report

The WMO report confirmed that 2023 was the warmest year on record, with the global...

Latest News
Climate crisis hits women, rural poor and older people harder, a new  FAO report finds

Climate crisis hits women, rural poor and older people harder, a new FAO report finds

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...

Technology
Better long-range forecasts help farmers in climate change adaptation

Better long-range forecasts help farmers in climate change adaptation

A study conducted in Telangana, India, presents the first experimental evidence...

International
Why peasant movements in Europe, what are the similarities with India?

Why peasant movements in Europe, what are the similarities with India?

Falling prices of farm produce, rising costs of inputs, heavy-handed regulation,...

States
200 years of Assam Tea: Guwahati plays host to int'l meet on innovations, new markets

200 years of Assam Tea: Guwahati plays host to int'l meet on innovations, new markets

As the world-famous Assam tea celebrates 200 years, state capital Guwahati will...

Opinion
Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

The principal threat to Punjab is the cultivation of paddy which is depleting aquifers...

National
El Nino fear:  Govt to bring 60pc Rabi wheat area under climate resilient varieties

El Nino fear: Govt to bring 60pc Rabi wheat area under climate resilient varieties

With the spectre of strong El Nino conditions looming large over India, the government...

International
Climate change, pests hit farming; digital technologies, modern crop security hold promise: Survey

Climate change, pests hit farming; digital technologies, modern crop security hold promise: Survey

Some of the key findings from the “Farmer Voice” survey which reveals the challenges...

Opinion
Contending with Climate: Voice of smallholder farmers in the context of climate change

Contending with Climate: Voice of smallholder farmers in the context of climate change

The climate battle cannot be won without thinking about improvements in agricultural...

From the Ground
Brainstorming meet on agri, rural prosperity by Rural Voice, Socratus Foundation

Brainstorming meet on agri, rural prosperity by Rural Voice, Socratus Foundation

To promote participation of farmers and villagers in framing policies on agriculture...

National
Farmers must focus on climate resilient crops: G20 note

Farmers must focus on climate resilient crops: G20 note

Awareness and action on efficient use of water, soil and energy plays an important...

International
FAO prepares anticipatory actions against impending El Nino threat

FAO prepares anticipatory actions against impending El Nino threat

According to a new report by FAO’s Global Information and Early Warning Systems...

National
Help farmers with tech amid climate change challenges: Tomar

Help farmers with tech amid climate change challenges: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has stressed the need to reach out...