Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, and Karnataka have shown high-growth momentum in agricultural foodgrain production during the last five years and have the potential to contribute significantly t

The Government has announced a time bound action plan to set the second phase of Green Revolution in motion.

The Prime Minister’s office (PMO) has directed the agriculture ministry to come out with a time-bound action plan to usher in a green revolution in eastern India, with a special focus on improving

The 12th five year plan will address the farmers concern regarding UPA’s flagship job guarantee programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

The scheme for Extending Green Revolution to Eastern India was introduced under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in 2010-11. It was aimed at increasing agricultural production through use of new seeds and advanced agricultural technologies. Assam was included under the scheme in the later part of the 2010-11 fiscal. Rs 17.50 crore was allotted to Assam under this scheme, said sources in the Agriculture Department.

In its attempt to improve the livelihood resources of the rural poor, the State government is trying to usher in the second green revolution, said the project officer, District Rural Development Agency, T.Murugan.

In this report, Christian Aid calls on donors and national governments to increase their support for sustainable small-holder farming to avert rising hunger and poverty caused by climate change.

India and the US are poised to expand agricultural cooperation with the hope of bringing about a "Second Green Revolution" in India. Cooperation in this area would, however, need to take into account the interests of Indian farmers as well as issues related to bio-diversity and the environment.

The United Commercial Bank (UCO Bank) Barpeta recently organised a mega agriculture credit disbursement camp at the Tarun Ram Phookan Smriti Sadan, where loan amount of Rs 2 crore were distributed

The combined effects of climate change, energy scarcity, and water paucity require that we radically rethink our agricultural systems. Countries can and must reorient their agricultural systems toward modes of production that are not only highly productive, but also highly sustainable. Following the 2008 global food price crisis, many developing countries have adopted new food security policies and have made significant investments in their agricultural systems. Global hunger is also back on top of the international agenda.