Two usual objections are levelled against the proposal that organic agriculture can feed the world. Organic agriculture, opponents claim, gives low yields, and there isn

Italy would help Pakistan in alleviation of poverty and bringing a green revolution in agriculture by providing modern technology, logistic, financial support and legal advice, said Dr Vincenzo Prati, Italian Ambassador to Pakistan.

Kissan Support Service Limited (KSSL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with Pak Arab Fertilizer to ensure timely availability of fertilisers, seeds, pesticides and other agriculture inputs to the farmers, Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf, President Zari Tariqiati Bank (ZTBL) said here on Sunday while addressing first KSSL employees' convention at Officers' Club.

The loss of organic matter is major concern for Pakistans croplands, as the organic matter plays an important role in the physical structure of soils and, more importantly, is a medium for biological processes.

President Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) Muhammad Zaka Ashraf has said the government is making all out efforts to bring about green revolution in the country. Addressing a press conference in Mandi Bahauddin, he said President Asif Ali Zardari has directed decrease in interest rate on agri loans from 14 percent to nine percent.

Observations of Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Governor of West Bengal and Chancellor at the Annual Convocation of The Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Mohanpur, 9 April 2009.

The concept of food security has evolved during the last three decades to include not only food availability, but also economic access to food and the biological absorption of food in the body. The author discusses in this paper the challenge of achieving sustainable advances in farm productivity, leading to an "ever-green revolution" in the fields of farm families with small holdings.

Agriculture growth and instability have remained the subject of intense debate in the agricultural economics literature in India. While the need for increasing agricultural production or growth are obvious, the increase in instability in agricultural production is considered adverse for several reasons.

Amidst the multidimensional problems and issues that dent the livelihoods of farmers in India, mixed cropping comes as a fresh breeze of hope. As the model plays as a risk reduction measure, farmers can rest assured that even in the face of an unforeseen event causing failure of a crop, they can still put a smile on their faces.