Nagpur: The state's agriculture department has sought views on a proposal to suspend the sale and use of five types of pesticides which were found to be used by victims of the killer spray in the c

Bathinda: Openly defying the orders of the Punjab government banning stubble burning, farmer organization Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) called upon its members to lay siege to the officials

Coffee represents a multi-hundred-billion dollar industry, consumed almost entirely by industrialized nations while being cultivated, harvested and exported by the world's poorer nations.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Punjab Government to produce before it 21 farmers which it claimed to have helped by giving incentives and infrastructural facilities to prevent

A Soil Association report, reveals how genetically modified (GM) cotton grew to almost obliterate all other cotton production in India, and how the promised GM success rapidly turned to failure, with disastrous, even lethal, results for some of the world’s poorest farmers.

BIJNOR: Government's efforts to encourage farmers to switch over to alternate forms of energy has hit a roadblock as the cost of the solar water pumps has increased from Rs 23,000 to Rs 51,000.

The second African Transformation Report provides a data-rich assessment of the state of agriculture in Africa, its impact on macro-economic outcomes and its recent performance. It focuses on land tenure systems and the kinds of reforms that would enable customary tenure systems to better support commercial agriculture.

The World Bank has set aside 150 million U.S. dollars as budget support to Zambia's agriculture sector, a senior government official said on Monday.

An ethnic-fuelled land dispute has driven thousands of farmers off illegal plantations in Ivory Coast's main cocoa belt, threatening the start of the harvest in the world's top producer.

African farming must modernise and replace its ageing workforce if the continent is going to be able to feed its rising population, a report by leading economists has warned.

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