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"Pharmacy Of The World": India Delivers Over 65 Million Doses Of Covid Vaccines To 100 Countries This Year

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Our policy interventions are being made based on wide consultations with all stakeholders". Speaking at inaugurating the first global innovation summit of the pharmaceutical sector, Modi said India's vision is to create an eco-system for innovation that will make the country a leader in drug discovery and innovative medical devices.

How Green Is My Roof: Terrace Farming Initiatives Gain Ground... Literally!

Sep 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Flex Kallang's rooftop farm does not use soil and relies on water solution that is rich in macronutrients. Only pipes and water are needed to grow pesticide-free greens and fresh vegetables

UN Food Systems Summit: Leaders Commit To Tackling Global Hunger

The event adopted a comprehensive approach towards agri-food systems transformation to fight poverty and hunger, reduce inequalities, preserve environment

Aquaculture Is Key To Meet Increasing Food Demand: FAO

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Global consumption of fish has increased by 122% since 1990 and aquaculture now accounts for more than 50% of current fish consumption

How Your Plants Recognise And Respond To Microbe Invasion

The initial defence begins with the detection of invaders at the cell surface, while a second alarm pathway is triggered within the cell

24 June, 2021

Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Outlook Web Bureau

Nutrients in blueberries are said to be essential to fighting not just common health issues but helping boost immunity too

13 May, 2021

Meet To Assess Future Of Food & Agriculture Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Outlook Web Bureau

The conference will cover industry leaders from public and private companies across the full spectrum of the food value chain

08 May, 2021

International Food Prices Continue Rising In April

Outlook Web Bureau

FAO Food Price Index averaged 120.9 points in April, 1.7 percent higher than March and 30.8 percent higher than its level in the same month last year.

05 May, 2021

Organic Millets Grown In Himalayas Soon To Reach Denmark

Outlook Web Bureau

Exports of millets to Denmark would open markets in European countries. It would also support farmers getting into organic farming.

03 May, 2021

Vertical Farming Market To Reach USD 21.15 BN By 2028

Outlook Web Bureau

The market is likely to expand at a CAGR of 23.6% from 2021 to 2028, according to a new report

22 April, 2021

A Handbook For Parliamentarians On Food Systems And Nutrition

Outlook Web Bureau

Writing in the Handbook's foreword, D-G FAO and IPU Secretary General have noted how COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the weakness of our food systems.


21 April, 2021

India’s Farm Exports Up 18.49% In Apr 2020-Feb 2021

Outlook Web Bureau

Commodities which posted significant positive growth in exports were wheat, other cereals, rice (other than Basmati), soya meal, etc.

04 April, 2021

A Little Coating May Keep Agri Produce Healthy

Outlook Web Bureau

In India, there is growing demand for biopolymer-based edible coating materials for postharvest quality improvement of perishable commodities

03 April, 2021

This Chef Grows Fruits And Vegetables In The Arctic Circle

Outlook Web Bureau

Benjamin Vidmar left Florida’s sun and sand to grow fruits and vegetables in a land where no one else has ever dared to.

01 April, 2021

Demand For Indian Chillies Surge Prices In China: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

Following a brief lull after the Chinese New Year holiday in mid-February, price of Indian chilli have soared in the country.

26 March, 2021

How Happy You Were Buying That Plant; ‘Money’ Tells

Outlook Web Bureau

Thanks to online gardening retailers, avid gardeners and plant lovers could order their choice from a wide array

25 March, 2021

Can This Method Be A Step Towards Food Security

Outlook Web Bureau

The main benefit of hydroponics, among many others, is that the system can grow plants and vegetables much faster than in the conventional setting.


21 March, 2021

'Awareness Week' In March To Celebrate American Farmworkers

Outlook Web Bureau

Growers, agricultural associations, and consumers will be encouraged to share messages with #AlwaysEssential, honouring farmworkers.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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