BENGALURU: The kisan wing of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Thursday filed a complaint with the Central Bureau of Investigation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a p

Addis Ababa — Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa.

Index insurance has a role to play in agricultural development and risk management, yet it faces operational and technical challenges to reach scale and sustainability. Data are a key challenge and were the focus of the project “Improving Agricultural Risk Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Remote Sensing for Index Insurance”.

“The state government’s decision to bring various public welfare schemes on the digital platform have yielded positive results in tackling corruption and bringing greater accountability and speedy

Gram panchayats directed to set aside rice for the needy

The top ten success stories from CCAFS in South Asia presented in this document, exhibit evidence on how agriculture can be transformed to become resilient and productive, thereby, protecting the farming systems from the hazards of climate change.

This book is devoted to the complex relationship between the global trading system and food security, focusing on two important elements: the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) and how food price volatility can be managed, or not, through trade instruments.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Insurance of Crops, 04/08/2017. All food crops, oilseeds and pulses and annual commercial/horticultural crops are eligible for coverage under yield based crop insurance schemes and weather based scheme. In addition, perennial horticultural crops are also covered under weather based scheme. It is for the States/Union Territories to notify/select the scheme and crops/areas for purposes of crop insurance. State and Union Territory-wise coverage in terms of area/sum insured is at Annexure-I.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) deals with action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in their Thirty-Fourth Report on the subject 'State of Rural / Agricultural Banking and Crop Insurance' of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Financial Services) which was presented Lo

For farmers, a uniform 2 per cent premium rate on sum insured (SI) for all kharif or monsoon season foodgrains and oilseeds, while 1.5 per cent for rabi winter crops and 5 per cent for annual comme

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