Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensation Under Pradhan Matri Fasal Bima Yojana, 20/03/2018. State-wise details of number of farm holdings in the country, total number of farmer applicants insured, amount of insurance claims approved and settled for crops destroyed due to various natural calamities including flood under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) are given in Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Agricultural Output Affected by Deficit Rainfall, 20/03/2018. As per the Second Advance Estimates for 2017-18, the production of foodgrains for Rabi season is estimated at 139.02 million tonnes which is higher by 2.24 million tonnes than the previous record production of 136.78 million tonnes during 2016-17. Whereas, the production of Rabi oilseeds has been estimated at 9.52 million tonnes in 2017-18 which is marginally lower by 0.24 million tonnes than the production of 9.76 million tonnes during 2016-17.

A recently released quarterly report on crop prospects and food situation by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reveal that Nigeria and 36 other countries were in need of e

Arusha — Armyworms and pernicious weeds are threatening crops in Arusha.

It is feared that they will cause a food shortage.

A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan's Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.

The door has been kept open for restrictions on commodities considered essential for food security

It isn’t climate change that will increase the frequency of civil war in Africa as a result of food scarcity, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economi

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao would launch the cheque distribution programme.

RAIPUR: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district has been recognised as the best such centre in the country for its initiatives like developing nutrition gardens and promoting int

The 2018 Global Food Policy Report reviews major food policy issues and developments from the past year. Leading researchers, policy makers, and practitioners review the changing policy landscape for reducing hunger and poverty and offer a look forward to 2018.