US seed giant Monsanto has threatened to pull its genetically modified crop technology from India if the government goes ahead with its plan to cut the company's royalty fees.

Seeds of exotic plants illegally collected in the Himalayas are being sold in the UK, the BBC has found.

Countries where agriculture is a major economic activity have greater room for improving key regulations that govern the agribusiness sector says this new World Bank report. 

TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope wi

Carbon storage is widely acknowledged as one of the most valuable forest ecosystem services. Deforestation, logging, fragmentation, fire, and climate change have significant effects on tropical carbon stocks; however, an elusive and yet undetected decrease in carbon storage may be due to defaunation of large seed dispersers. Many large tropical trees with sizeable contributions to carbon stock rely on large vertebrates for seed dispersal and regeneration, however many of these frugivores are threatened by hunting, illegal trade, and habitat loss.

The government of Liberia, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development Food and Enterprise Development program (USAID FED) has launched the Liberia seed, fertilizer

As a source of livelihood, agriculture (including forestry and fishing) remains the largest sector of Indian Economy. While its output share fell from 28.3% in 1993-94 to 14.4% in 2011-12, employment share declined from 64.8% to 48.9% over the same period. Therefore, almost half of the workforce in India still remains dependent on agriculture.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Subsidy for Drought, 08/12/2015. The Union Government had announced a relief package of Rs.300 crore to provide diesel and seed Subsidy among others in order to save standing Kharif crops affected due to drought and deficit rainfall.

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has approached the division bench of the Hyderabad High Court with an appeal for vacation of the stay granted by a single judge on the GO issued by it with regar

Seeds without borders: Using and sharing plant genetic diversity to adapt to climate change in Africa