Farmers are eagerly awaiting their crop compensation in villages falling in and around Palamu tiger reserve. Standing crop and harvested crop both are destroyed and damaged by herd of elephants.

Residents of 11 villages say mining affecting irrigation, ask govt to make its stand clear in a week.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is learnt to have instructed officials to begin the modalities of the process and submit an action plan before the next Cabinet meeting, which is likely to be held aft

Climate change has hit agrarian Uttar Pradesh very hard and experts claim that crop yield in over a dozen districts across the state has been adversely affected and might result in a drop in produc

On the occassion of World Food Day, 2018, Environment Support Group is happy to share "A Review of Andhra Pradesh's Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme", authored by Leo F. Saldanha.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Demonetization on Farmers, 11/12/2018. Total quantity of certified/quality seeds sold to the farmers in the Country was 304.04 lakh quintals in 2015-16 increased to 348.58 lakh quintals in 2016-17. State-wise details of rabi and kharif crops sown from 2014 to 2018 are in annexure I and II respectively.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Benefits from PMFBY, 11/12/2018. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS) are available for all the farmers including sharecropper tenant farmers growing the notified crops in the notified areas. Season-wise details of farmers enrolled, premium received, claims processed, claims approved, claims paid and pending are given in Annexure.

This policy approved by the government on Dec 6, 2018 is aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrating Indian farmers and agricultural products with the global value chains.

India had, in 2015, as part of the international requirement ahead of the finalisation of the Paris Agreement, listed a series of specific actions it would take to fight climate change.

The Telangana government’s recent announcement of the Rythu Bandhu scheme has spotlighted the policy of utilising cash transfer to assist land-owning farmers with a non-agricultural income — instea

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