Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of climate change on Indian agriculture and food security, 08/01/2019. The State wise details of assistance given for crop loss from 2014 to 2017 as per guidelines of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is placed at Annexure-I

Scientists in the US have engineered tobacco plants that can grow up to 40% larger than normal in field trials.

A total of 15,000 hectares of land have been brought under wheat cultivation this season in the district with a production target of 62,000 metric tonnes of wheat.

The Standing Committee on Agriculture (2018-2019) present this Sixty Second Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject "Agriculture Marketing and Role of Weekly Gramin Haats" pertaining to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare).

Kenyan farmers are gearing up for the commercialization of biotech crops in order to boost yields, officials said on Monday.

The Zimbabwean government has warned that the 2018-19 agricultural season will be a tough one with farmers having so far failed to adequately make land preparations and to plant crops because of er

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Tuesday bagged the ‘Jaivik India Award’ for promotion and implementation of organic farming.

There is growing recognition of the importance of women’s empowerment in its own right and for a range of development outcomes, but less understanding of what empowerment means to rural women and men. The challenge of measuring empowerment, particularly across cultures and contexts, is also garnering attention.

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Predominantly known for power generation and district heating, geothermal energy can also be used in its primary form (i.e. heat) in the agri-food sector – for instance in greenhouses or for food drying and processing.

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