President Pratibha Patil on Friday called for the need to develop acceptable

This report examines where, why, and how past interventions in agricultural development have succeeded. It carefully reviews the policies, programs, and investments in agricultural development that have reduced hunger and poverty across Africa, Asia, and Latin America over the past half century.

The Asian green revolution trebled grain yields through agrochemical intensification of monocultures. Associated environmental costs have subsequently emerged. A rapidly changing world necessitates sustainability principles be developed to reinvent these technologies and test them at scale. The need is particularly urgent in Africa, where ecosystems are degrading and crop yields have stagnated.

Indo-UAE friendship got a new colour today with Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil urging industrialists from the two countries to partner in the initiative to

Overexploitation of groundwater coupled with rising temperatures may push agriculture to stagnation, says a satellite study mapping yields from 1982 to 2006
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The monsoon bounty this year is expected to put the smiley back on the agriculture output graph.

What is the use of forming green communities if they do not fetch benefits for the rural society?

This new report by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) focuses on agriculture as the most vulnerable sector to climate change. It discusses how abrupt changes in the weather are threatening the livelihood of people in the Asia-Pacific region mainly small-scale and subsistence farmers and landless workers, fishers and indigenous peoples.

The forthcoming visit of US President Barack Obama to India is set to provide a fresh momentum to the Indo-US collaboration in the agriculture sector

MUMBAI: Appealing to the farmers and policy-makers not to emulate the Punjab model of Green Revolution, some farmers from Punjab said here on Sunday that the revolution had completely ruined the State.

This document is developed by GRAIN and the Pesticides Eco-Alternatives Centre (PEAC) to raise Chinese farmers' awareness about the broad historical context of industrial agriculture, and how it paved the way for the introduction of modern varieties of crops and agricultural technologies.