The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on 21st September, 2021 has issued the Fertilizer (Inorganic, Organic or Mixed) (Control) Sixth Amendment Order, 2021. The order provides the procedure, method of calculation and precautions to be followed for determination of zinc, lead, magnesium, arsenic, PH, DTPA soluble zin in fertilizers.

Vitamin, mineral and fibre-rich, fruit and vegetables are vital for nutritious diets, and the sector contributes to increasing biodiversity and improving livelihoods.

This report shares an analysis of the effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the agri-food system in Somalia. It analyses the results of a field assessment conducted in January and February 2021.

It has been estimated that rice production accounts for up to 55% of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions budget from agricultural soils.

This report provides a first systematic, quantitative assessment of transboundary climate risks to trade in major agricultural commodities – maize, rice, wheat, soy, sugar cane, and coffee. Transboundary climate risks to global food security are critical and mounting but until now have remained largely unrecognized by the global community.

Climate change greatly affects the agriculture and land use sector, and its impacts result in disruptions to national economies and to the vitality of rural livelihoods, ecosystems, and biodiversity. In our interconnected world this constitutes a particular threat to food security and nutrition on a global scale.

Global support to producers in the agricultural sector amounts to $540 billion per year, making up 15 percent of total agricultural production value. By 2030, this is projected to soar up more than three times to $1.759 trillion.

National Statistical Office (NSO) in its 77th round of survey, conducted during the period 1st January 2019 to 31st December 2019, carried out a survey on “Land and Livestock Holdings of Households and Situation Assessment of Agricultural Households” in the rural areas of India with an integrated schedule of enquiry.

The 2021 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR21) was launched at the AGRF Summit in Nairobi, Kenya. The report addresses the challenges and opportunities in the creation of sustainable and resilient agri-food systems in Africa.

Managing climate risk in agriculture requires a proper understanding of climatic conditions, regional and global climatic drivers, as well as major agricultural activities at the particular location of interest.

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