This report sets out the shifts in thinking, debate and approaches on agricultural development over recent decades.

This paper explains how and why improved water management on the farm matters for women and girls, and what can be done to better support opportunities for them, as well as for men and boys, in the face of climate change.

The Indian government is set to unveil its budget on Monday as it faces pressure to boost growth while also appealing to the country's poor.

The Statistical Year Book 2016 provides both time series and cross sectional data covering various sectors. It includes all India time series data for over a decade and State level time series data for recent years. Further, to contextualize the performance of various sectors in India, chapter wise commentary has been suitably modified to include global and domestic environment, Government policies and interventions that shape up various sectors, international comparisons, historical trends etc besides current performance.

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), as a part of its 70th round during the period January 2013 - December 2013, carried out an all India household survey on the situation of Land and Livestock Holdings in India.

While in the past, increased use of inputs and expansion of agricultural land accounted for a good part of agricultural growth in Africa, improvements in productivity will need to be a major driver of growth in the future. Thus, agricultural innovations are needed to sustainably increase productivity, i.e.

The Least Developed Countries Report 2015: Transforming Rural Economies, documents the importance of rural development and agriculture in least developed countries (LDCs) for jobs and economic activity.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he wants to focus not only on smart cities but also smart villages and create 50 such in 2016.

This book seeks to capture the leasehold forestry experience, with a special focus on the Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme, which has been a critical part of the leasehold forestry experience in Nepal.

The State Government failed to avail Central assistance of 128.23 crore because of delay in execution and utilisation of funds for drinking water projects. Drinking water in adequate quantity was not supplied to all people in 95 out of 106 urban areas of the State.