The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.
On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.
Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield
The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring
Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable key to prevent food loss and waste: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
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
To increase income of small farmers, it is necessary to connect them with other dimensions of agriculture like beekeeping, said the Agriculture Minister.
Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in homestead ponds primarily for family consumption.
In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.
Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study
Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser
Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves
The event adopted a comprehensive approach towards agri-food systems transformation to fight poverty and hunger, reduce inequalities, preserve environment
Global consumption of fish has increased by 122% since 1990 and aquaculture now accounts for more than 50% of current fish consumption
A recent study of crops sourced from small farms in developing countries says only 6.5% of the supermarket price is paid to farmer. Traders, food manufacturers and retailers take the lion's share
Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers
Researchers say a single plant would produce enough mRNA to vaccinate a single person. Scientists are testing with spinach and lettuce now.
The initial defence begins with the detection of invaders at the cell surface, while a second alarm pathway is triggered within the cell
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.