Agricultural intensification and technical specialisation have led to the prevalence of mono-culture in India. Diversity within crop species has been gradually declining since the advent of Green Revolution in the 1960s. With increasingly frequent weather shocks, agricultural systems face the risk of yield and income losses.

Sub-Saharan African countries have been seeking ways to improve their economies, particularly as problems of malnutrition, poverty, and unemployment continue to plague the people. The challenges that most of the countries face on the continent resemble the challenges that some of the Asian countries have faced.

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.

Agronomist proposes genetic introgression to mitigate the after-effects of Green Revolution

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday exhorted scientists and students to work towards finding solutions to challenges such as climate change and water scarcity.

Speed breeding means that it is now possible to grow as many as 6 generations of wheat every year -- a threefold increase on the techniques currently used by breeders and researchers.

Africa's food market may be worth more than US$1 trillion each year by 2030, according to this latest report on the state of agriculture in Africa.

The present study involves an extensive stocktaking exercise of the types of innovations that have emerged globally and in India in particular, and their increasing impact on the agricultural sector. The stocktaking exercise is based not only on peer-reviewed research from the academic fields, but also draws on recent corporate studies.

Chandigarh: Father of the Green Revolution in India and renowned farm scientist M S Swaminathan has given the call for 'evergreen revolution', "which implies productivity improvement in perpetuity

Jodhpur: Dantiwara, a model village for organic agriculture will witness throwing of hats by the ex-servicemen in the agricultural ring to ensure food security in the country.

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