On infrastructural aid for farmers

Benefits of solar power, the generation capacity of which increased 10 times in the last four years, must reach farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told officials while appraising the performance

Patna: The agriculture department has sanctioned Rs 23 crore to be spent over three years to help 10,000 farmers adopt practices in line with a decision to develop 100 climate smart villages.

The Gulf of Mexico dead zone – an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life – seems to be a bit better here in 2018 than last summer.

Violent clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria's Middle Belt in June reminded me of a smelting hot afternoon a year ago.

The National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (Nasfam) says it intends to reach out to 50,000 smallholders with a weather-based index insurance (WBI) to protecting farmers from crop losses

South Africa's president says the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will push ahead with plans for the expropriation of land from white farmers, without compensation.

The study has brought out clearly that farmers perceive that climate is changing in terms of onset and withdrawal of monsoon, changes in the distribution of rainfall and rising temperatures.

Even as it remains to be seen whether the government will be able to successfully implement its promise of buying all crops from farmers at a minimum support price (MSP) equal to 1.5 times their A2+FL costs, or make deficiency payments based on the MSP if they can’t procure the crop, the latest report from Nabard—All India Rural Financial Inclus

German farmers intensified calls for around 1 billion euros ($1.17 billion) in special aid on Tuesday after crop damage from a drought and heatwave, but Berlin said it would wait for an August harv

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