Ensuring healthy diets for an expected global population of nearly 10 billion people in 2050, while at the same time improving the world those people live in, will require sweeping changes to farming and how we produce food, according to the World Resources Report 2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Agri Export Zones, 17/07/2019. The Government had notified 60 Agri Export Zones in 20 States till 2004-05. All the Agri Export Zones have since completed their intended span of 5 years. As such, as of now, there are no functional Agri Export Zones in the country.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Beneficiaries of PMFBY, 16/07/2019. During 2018-19, about 561 lakh farmer applicants were covered at subsidized premium rates under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) in the country. Out of which, about 85 lakh farmers got insurance claims due to loss of their insured crops.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Genetically Modified Crops, 12/07/2019. This Ministry has received some representations objecting to Genetically Modified (GM) Mustard, Brinjal crops etc. on grounds that GM crops may adversely impact environment, biodiversity and human health.

ON JUNE 8, 225 members of the gram sabha of Tolewal in Sangrur district’s Malerkotla tehsil passed a resolution to lease out 25 bigha (about 5.25 acres) of the village’s panchayat land reserved for

Calling farmers its topmost priority, the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh presented its first Budget on Wednesday, allocating Rs 46,559 crore for agriculture, an increase by 66

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced several new policies and initiatives, laying the ground for the remainder of his tenure.

Andhra Pradesh government will pay ex-gratia compensation of Rs 7 lakh each to families of 1,513 farmers who allegedly committed suicide due to crop loss or crop failure between 2014 and 2019, Chie

Suicides by farmers went up after the United Progressive Alliance government’s Rs.

A laboratory report has confirmed that farmers in Maharashtra's Akola district indeed sowed banned herbicide-tolerant Bt (HTBT) cotton by way of protest last month, a state government official said