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.
Feeding the burgeoning world population will require significant improvements in agricultural productivity, above all in Africa, and mechanization and appropriate mechanization strategies have a large role to play, according to a report from FAO.
The 2016 Rural Development Report focuses on inclusive rural transformation as a central element of the global efforts to eliminate poverty and hunger, and build inclusive and sustainable societies for all.
The Standing Committee on Agriculture (2015-2016) present this Twenty Ninth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject ‘Impact of Chemical Fertilizers and Pesticides on Agriculture and Allied Sectors in the Country’ pertaining to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Department of Agricultural Research and Education).