With an agri-food trade value of €255 billion in 2017, the EU confirms for yet another year its position as largest global exporter and importer of agri-food products. EU exports of agri-food products reached €138 billion in 2017, representing an annual increase of 5.1%.

The Global Cassava Partnership for the 21 century (GCP21) will hold a world conference on cassava in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, 11-15 June 2018.

To boost agricultural production and productivity in Sudan, the Bank approved USD 42 million in concessional grants from the African Development Fund to support the National Agriculture Investment

The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will guide development policy action over the coming years, in the pursuit of a revitalised Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.

PATNA: The state cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to the Bihar State Crop Assistance Scheme which will replace the existing system of crop insurance with effect from kharif (monsoon) season this yea

The big ticket Rs 1.4 lakh crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers will be implemented from next month, renewable energy minister R K Singh said today.

The application of razor-thin sheets of polyethylene film across farmland began in the 1950s when agronomists noticed that it could successfully moderate soil temperature, limit weed growth and prevent moisture loss. All essential factors in crop production, this method was found to increase cotton, maize and wheat yields by an average 30%.

Solar energy has seen successful application, not only in huge MW solar projects in Rewa, Mandsaur and Neemuch and on rooftops of myriad offices and residences, but also in the fields of farmers.

In a bid to give boost to food processing industry and make Haryana a final destination of choice for investments in the food processing sector, state government has notified ‘Haryana Agri-Business and Food Processing Policy 2018.’ The policy aims to create greater employment opportunities across the entire food value chain by establishing effi

Temperatures in the past week have been above normal for most parts of India, especially the northern and central plains.

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