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Sep 16, 2014 “The issue of agricultural labor shortage very closely affects poverty alleviation and basic food security,” ICRISAT DG. Read more
Sep 12, 2014 The toll free number will help in creating database of common logistical hurdles experienced on highways by the reefer operators. Read more
Sep 12, 2014 With 2014 being another record year for wheat production, prices for the staple grain continued to slide in August, reaching their lowest value since July 2010. Read more
Sep 09, 2014 Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma in an interview to OneWorld South Asia has urged the NDA government for providing assured monthly income to the Indian farmers. Read more
Sep 05, 2014 The farm income insurance scheme to provide protection to farmers against natural calamities is on the cards, said India’s Agriculture Minister. Read more
Sep 04, 2014 The population of indigenous cattle has decreased by 8.94 per cent even as the number of female animals has increased. Read more
Sep 03, 2014 The decision comes after legislators complained that no productive assets are being created through the rural job scheme. Read more
Sep 03, 2014 The Government has launched Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to promote use of organic farming. Read more
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Aug 20, 2013 Despite a dramatic increase in the number of students enrolled in Afghanistan’s tertiary education institutions since 2001, the country’s education system is ...
LifeLines Agriculture is a translation of OneWorld's vision of employing ICTs to benefit the most under-served communities in South Asia. This has been achieved with help from partners like Cisco.
The doughty Indian farmer has assistance in the form of OneWorld's LifeLines Agriculture service that seeks to answer his questions over mobile phone, guiding him with appropriate and accurate information and advice related to farming, fertilizers, crops, livestock and much more. Presently the service reaches out to a total of 2,130 villages across Uttar Pradesh. The LifeLines service has so far benefited over 200,000 farmer households. As on date, the LifeLines desk receives over 450 queries a day.
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