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Article Yantradoot: A farm mechanisation initiative in Madhya Pradesh
The Yantradoot Village Scheme seeks to increase agricultural productivity in Madhya Pradesh through dissemination of information and know-how on improved agricultural technologies among farmers in the state.
Article Research on dryland cereals to boost food security
Strategic, high-quality international agriculture research partnerships on grain legumes and dryland cereals will help to reduce poverty and improve food and nutrition security in marginal environments.
Article Climate change challenge offers opportunities: Renu Swarup, Biotechnologist
Renu Swarup, Advisor, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, India, talks to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of a global conference held in New Delhi recently.
Article India set for public-private partnership in agri-research
Addressing the annual general meeting of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research today, agriculture minister Sharad Pawar unveiled a strategy to rope private players in the area of agricultural research.
Article Timely weather info to improve farm incomes
In India, where agriculture is still largely dependent on the vagaries of nature, agromet advisories can aid in raising a farmer’s income, say experts at a TERI-organised conference on agriculture and climate change.
Article For the first time, 90 chickpea genomes decoded
Decoding of chickpea genomes, a leading grain legume, will help in improving livelihoods of small farmers and provide nutritional security to the poor.
Article Scientists harness nature to fight hunger, poverty
Scientists at ICRISAT have developed resistant varieties of food crops by incorporating traits of traditional varieties.
Article Pakistan tops South Asia in protein intake
The Global Food Security Index points out that much more remains to be done to ensure food security and quality in India as also in the rest of South Asia.
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