Sarajit Majumdar

The second green revolution could be led by agribusiness multinationals and cause destruction of biodiversity Food standardisation and other features are aimed at meeting West- centric tastes of the urban elite and the middle class, provided by corporate retailers.

So, domestic and foreign direct investors are vying for a piece of the peasant

Guwahati, Sept.

The endemic of chronic renal failure (CRF) emerged in 2002 in the farming provinces of Sri Lanka. An estimate of dietary cadmium intake was between 15 and 28 microg/kg body weight per week. The mean urinary cadmium in patients diagnosed with stage 5 kidney failure was 7.6 microg/g creatinine and 11.6 microg/g for asymptomatic persons.

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Dilip Bisoi

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa government has decided to promote non-paddy crops in highlands while continuing with the emphasis on paddy cultivation as part of its strategy to usher in the second

BHUBANESWAR: Green revolution is imperative for Orissa. This is evident from the yield gap the State has with the national average, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

He was delivering inaugural address at a State-level workshop on

Increased use of fresh water supplies in agricultural and non-agricultural activities in the past few decades has caused an alarming rate of groundwater depletion in many regions of the world. This threatens the sustenance of crop production and the ensuing food security.

Aizawl: Mizoram Agriculture Minister H Liansailova on Thursday said the state government was aiming to achieve an agricultural revolution with the ambitious New Land Use Policy (NLUP) to boost the state's economy.

''We need to revolutionise our agriculture to boost the state

Sudipta Datta

Rain deficiency in eastern UP, Bihar and Jharkhand has dented the government