For every 100 mm drop in average rainfall, farmer incomes fall 15% during the kharif season and 7% during rabi, the survey said

Bijnor: It has been 37 years since land of farmers at Raipur Berisaal village, located on the border of Najibabad and Bijnor tehsils in the district, was acquired by the government for construction

A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan's Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao would launch the cheque distribution programme.

Jaipur: Farmers whose land will be acquired to develop new Greenfield airport project near Shivdaspura have started protesting against the state government.

RAIPUR: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district has been recognised as the best such centre in the country for its initiatives like developing nutrition gardens and promoting int

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry has come up with a draft “Agriculture Export Policy” which is aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrate Indian farmers and agricultural products to the global value chain. Preliminary meeting with stakeholders was conducted to obtain their feedback on the proposed policy.

A plethora of problems face Southern and Northern family agricultures in the current neo-liberal era of financial capital domination worldwide, and has paved the way for the revival of peasant struggles for their social emancipation and legitimate right of access to land and food. Obviously, such struggles also concern all categories of workers and people because what is at stake is the challenge to reach food sovereignty and to build our societies at the local, national and global levels, on the principles of social justice, equality and real democracy.

The BJP needs to think beyond farm loan waivers to address intensifying rural unrest. (Editorial)

As many as 32 financial institutions – 21 public sector banks, nine private sector banks and two State rural banks – have been extending loans to registered farmers in Assam.

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