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  • Healthy oceans: keeping Asia and the Pacific afloat

    Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Memories of idyllic beaches and sonorous waves may seem far away while we remain at home. Yet, we need not look far to appreciate the enduring history of the ocean in Asia and the Pacific. For generations, the region has thrived on our seas. Our namesake bears a nod to the Pacific […]

    Govt asks states to speed up procurement of Minor Forest Produce to support Tribals in view of situation created by COVID-19

    Government has asked states to speed up procurement of Minor Forest Produce to support Tribals in the backdrop of situation created by COVID-19. Tribal Affairs Ministry has said that the States have initiated the process of procurement of Minor Forest Produce, MFP and operations have begun in ten States. Procurement of over Rs 20 crore […]

    Forevermark Unveils Its Latest Podcast Episode Levison Wood: Walking With Elephants

    Mumbai – This Earth Day, Forevermark has released its latest podcast episode, Levison Wood: Walking with Elephants on “The Power of the Diamond” series. Featuring renowned British explorer, conservationist, author and photographer Levison Wood, in conversation with Charlie Mayhew, CEO of Tusk, Levison speaks about his love of elephants from when he was a child; to his most recent […]

    FCI ensures uninterrupted supply of wheat, rice across country

    The Food Corporation of India, FCI is ensuring uninterrupted supply of wheat and rice throughout the country during the lockdown period. Even in this challenging operational environment, FCI is able to meet the increasing demand of food grains by gearing up the pace of supply of wheat and rice throughout the country mostly by Rail. […]

    CCSHAU Issues Harvesting Related Precautionary Guidelines

    Hisar: Keeping in mind the rise of the pandemic Covid-9 across the nation and the 21 days lockdown by the federal government certainly going to hit the interests of many sectors including agriculture but the human safety is the utmost priority which reveals and justifies the logic of this lockdown. Harvesting of Rabi crops has been […]

    Deadly Whitefly Pest to Hit Indian Oil Palm Production This Year

    Vijayawada: The Indian Oil Palm farmers are likely to be suffered by low yields this year as a result of a deadly invasive pest called Rugose Spiralling Whitefly (RSW) which is rapidly infecting the Oil Palm plantations across the major crop areas in Southern States –the region accounts for about 70% of the total production in […]

    PM Modi to inaugurate UN Conference on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at Gandhinagar today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) at Gandhinagar in Gujarat today. The theme of the Conference is “Migratory species connect the planet and we welcome them home.” The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by ‘Kolam’, […]

    More than 22 crore Soil Health Cards distributes to farmers till date: Agriculture Ministry

    More that 22 crore Soil Health Cards have been distributed to farmers till date. The Soil Health Card scheme was launched by the government in 2015 with a view to address the decline of soil nutrients. Agriculture Ministry has said that in the first phase between 2015 to 2017 over 10 crore cards were distributed, […]

    Techies turn Campus Farmers; A Unique Campus Farming Competition organized at Tech Fest Antahpragnya 2020

    Hyderabad:Movies are an indispensable part of our lives. Movies make us laugh, cry, cheer, move, motivate, inspire… recent Telugu blockbuster movie ‘Maharshi’ had Mahesh Babu’s character take to farming,  leaving his job as the CEO of a large MNC. The movie showcased Weekend Farming, a concept which became popular with techies and other professionals and […]

    Moroccan Agriculture and Rural Development

    By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir Marrakech In recent years, Morocco has put in place the right frameworks for mobilizing rural communities to advance the nation’s sustainable development goals, yet it falls woefully short when it comes to implementation. As someone who has been engaged in rural development in Morocco for the past 26 years, I have […]