Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to growing of healthy foods
Across the rural hinterlands, the government, through various grassroots institutions, is encouraging farmers to cultivate a mix of crops that improve their own food security and nutrition requirements.
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Cold chain for fresh fruits and vegetables is an environment-controlled logistics that does not alter essential characteristics of produce and ensures uninterrupted care from source to use.
Bee-keeping can not only generate income for tribals and small and marginal farmers, but also help increase the yield of cross-pollinated vegetables
It is important to include women farmers equally in the agribusiness value chain to enhance their voice in financial decision making and their ability to drive collective action.
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There are more than one crore farmers and one lakh traders registered on e-National Agricultural Market (e-NAM) across 18 states and three Union Territories in one thousand regulated markets.
Khammam district in Telangana has taken the initiative to set up temporary decentralised village level camps called “Rythu Mitra Kendras”.
The backbone for the success of water use efficiency initiatives through micro irrigation is, first and foremost, effective training and awareness generation amongst small and marginal farmers in potential states.
Due to changing lifestyles and consumption patterns, the output of horticulture production stood at 311.7 million tonnes, surpassing that of food grains, estimated at 279.5 million tonnes in 2017-2018.
Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) takes into consideration the diversity of social, economic and environmental contexts, including agro-ecological zones. Implementation requires identification of climate-resilient technologies and practices for management of water, energy, land, crops, livestock.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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