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Livelihoods

‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’

Sep 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.

The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm

Jun 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too


How Arunachal, Mizoram Farmers Increased Yield

Tata Trusts and NEIDA’s interventions ensure that low yields are things of the past in the villages of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.

Growing This Plant As Healthy Substitute To Sugar

Mar 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Stevia rebaudiana has gained popularity as an alternative sweetener. In warmer climates, it is a perennial herb and can be harvested multiple times in a year.


‘Farm-To-Table’ Movement Will Benefit Local Farmers

Direct sourcing from farmers eliminates involvement of middlemen, reduces transport time and nutrition is kept as intact as possible

12 March, 2021

$1.1 Billion Needed To Fight Worsening Global Food Insecurity: FAO

Outlook Web Bureau

This year, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations aims to reach nearly 49 million people who rely on agriculture


04 March, 2021

How Commercial Production Of Hemp Can Benefit Other Sectors

Outlook Web Bureau

Shailesh Ganeriwala has come up with a wide range of products made from Hemp under the banner of OG Hemp.


01 March, 2021

Empowering Story Of A Woman Who Followed Her Dream

Outlook Web Bureau

From a homemaker to a ‘master trainer’; today she encourages dozens of women to adopt agroecological practices.


16 February, 2021

Grit, Determination: Inspiring Story Of A Woman Farmer

Outlook Web Bureau

Meet Hemlata from Naki village of Munger district in Bihar, who used her knowledge in farming to create new opportunities and possibilities for a better living


05 February, 2021

Can This Bihar Farmer Grow The ‘World’s Costliest Vegetable’?

Outlook Web Bureau

Amresh Singh is a 38-year-old farmer from Karamdih village under Navinagar block of Bihar’s Aurangabad district. He is among the pioneer in hop-shoot cultivation in India.


04 February, 2021

This Banker Quit Job To Join The ‘Farmers’ Cause’

Jayanta Bhattacharya

For 15 years he was working as an assistant manager in one of India’s top private banks at Sitarganj in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand.


21 January, 2021

Banker Goes On A Vacation, Joins Farmers’ Protest At Delhi Border

Jayanta Bhattacharya

'How can I take a vacation when other farmers are agitating for their rights under the open sky?' says the 28-year-old


14 January, 2021

Selling Badges, Stickers At Borders: Here’s How Farmers' Protest Gave Vendors Chance To Revive Income

Outlook Web Bureau

With the protesting farmers staying put at the border point of the national capital for over six weeks now, many small businesses have sprung up at the site, the newest being sale of pro-protest badges and stickers.


13 January, 2021

Hope? None At All But We Stay And Fight, Say Farm Leaders

Lola Nayar

Farm union leaders are unanimous in their opinion that the Supreme Court is speaking the Centre’s language


13 January, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Bar Council Urges Farmers To Stop Protesting And Respect The Judiciary

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bar Council of India has asked the farmers to appreciate the Supreme Court order and suspend their protests.


12 January, 2021

Farmers Refuse To Appear Before ‘Pro-Farmer’ SC Panel

Outlook Web Bureau

It is the government's way to distract attention from the protest," a farmer leader said.


11 January, 2021

A Stay On Agri Laws Is No Big Deal, Say Farmers’ Unions

Outlook Web Bureau

Want nothing short of repeal of agri laws, says protesting farmers


14 December, 2020

UP Man Gives Away Free Sweaters To Keep Protesting Farmers Warm In Delhi Winter

Outlook Web Bureau

The 35-year-old man has managed to distribute around 300 jackets and sweaters for free among the farmers.


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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu