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Article ICRISAT DG William Dar receives FABA Special Award-2014
Dr Dar was chosen by a team of global experts to receive this honor for his notable contributions to science and sustainable agriculture.
Article High time to explore new agri-business models: expert
Discarding traditional agricultural practices in favour of alien methods have pushing Indian farming on the edge, said Devinder Sharma, Agriculture and Food Security Expert.
Article Food systems innovation mooted for food security
The conference on Food Systems Innovation deliberated on the production of food for a growing population with increasing scarcity of water resources.
Article Connect farmers to markets for better output: experts
Participating in a CII seminar, experts urged for providing market linkages for farmers in remote areas for increasing agricultural growth.
Article Time to marry agriculture with nutrition: M S Swaminathan
Renowned agricultural expert Prof. MS Swaminathan said that providing support to small farmers in India will not only help in eradicating poverty but also lead to nutritional security.
Article Short duration farming gains popularity in Bangladesh
The farmers of Gaibandha district started to cultivate the short duration varieties on their land on experimental basis a few years back.
Article Pesticides blamed for midday meal deaths in India
Last month, 23 children died in a village in the eastern state of Bihar after eating school lunch that was made with cooking oil tainted with the monocrotophos pesticide.
Article Indian industry urged to invest in green agrochemicals
The Indian government has urged the industry for the development of eco-friendly green agrochemicals.
Article SC expert committee for withholding GM field trials in India
The committee has suggested the withholding of the field trials of GM crops until a revamping of the system with biosafety as the main mandate is done.
Article Indian govt lauded for putting GM crop field trials on hold
Greenpeace India has lauded the decision by the Indian government for keeping food and farms free from contamination by GM crops.
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