This twentieth edition of the Agricultural Outlook published jointly by OECD and FAO provides market projections to 2023 for major agricultural commodities, biofuels and fish across 41 countries and 12 regions. In a special focus on India, the Outlook projects sustained food production and consumption growth, led by value-added sectors like dairy production and aquaculture.

Punjab has recorded highest per capita milk availability of 937 grams per day as per latest available data of 2010-11, though the same has dipped by about two per cent from the level of 957 grams p

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Paryavaran Avam Manav Adhikar Sanrakshan Samiti Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2014 regarding pollution in river Gaur which merges into the river Narmada. It was alleged by the Applicant that in the city of Jabalpur on the banks of river Gaur which merges into the river Narmada at Village Jamtara a dairy hub has been developed and thousands of cattle and buffalos are being maintained in these dairies in the aforesaid area.

NABARD's state focus paper 2014-15 for the state of Madhya Pradesh (MP) focuses on two important aspects viz., estimation of sectoral potential for credit on a scientific and rational basis to provide a development perspective for the State, as also suggesting an incisive coverage of critical infrastructure requirements and gaps to be bridged for development of each of the sectors. Read full text.

We take care of the cow and the cow takes care of us,” says Marayal, a farmer in Thalavady, Tamil Nadu. Her two cows produce 6 to 10 litres of milk a day, which she sells for 30-40 cents per litre. Across India, there are millions of backyard dairy farmers like Marayal.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has sought Rs 5,700 crore to strengthen Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) in the 12th Plan.

Vadodara: The story of home grown Amul, which has turned India into world’s largest milk producer, will be in focus at the forthcoming USA India Business Summit (UIBS) which is being held at Georgi

In an effort to bring a positive change in the lives of lakhs of farmers, the state agriculture department will propagate the concept of ‘intelligent farming’.

Rapid expansion to be the organisation's mantra for 2013-14, says Chairman

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets the famed ‘Amul’ brand of milk and milk products, aims to get into 700 small towns for the first time this financial year. And, double its export. Vipul Chaudhary, chairman of GCMMF, said: “Rapid expansion will be the mantra for 2013-14.”

Acceleration of progress in nutrition will require effective, large-scale nutrition-sensitive programmes that address key underlying determinants of nutrition and enhance the coverage and effectiveness of nutrition-specific interventions. We reviewed evidence of nutritional effects of programmes in four sectors—agriculture, social safety nets, early child development, and schooling.

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