Farmers will get short-term debt at 4% interest; govt to bear Rs 20,339-cr expenditure

GUWAHATI/IMPHAL: The death toll due to incessant rains and flash floods in the past 48 hours climbed to 14 in the northeast, with four people found dead in Guwahati on Wednesday .

Fears that progress towards some Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) may undermine achievements in others are largely unfounded, a science-based analysis of their interactions has concluded.

According to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) economic bulletin for the quarter ending March this year the annual growth of banks lending to agriculture sector registered negative growth of 9.2 per cent

Poor access to quality healthcare, isolation and financial stress put farmers at a high risk of suicide, a new US study suggests.

NEW DELHI: Farm loan waiver is necessary in the short term as farmers are unable to repay debts due to fall in agri-prices despite a bumper crop, renowned agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan has s

At 9am, Eliud Sankare is still at home in Isinya village, south of Nairobi, instead of out herding the 40 cattle his son has already led to pasture.

One was having a debt burden of Rs. 6 lakh and another had taken a loan of Rs. 7 lakh

The US Agency for International Development, Ghana Mission (USAID-Ghana) is providing new technologies and improved seeds to boost rice production to promote food security and incomes in Upper West

A drop in global cocoa prices threatens to undermine efforts to stamp out child labour in Ghana and Ivory Coast, the world's two biggest growers, as falling incomes could force farmers to send thei

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