The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.
It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.
Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.
How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages
Indian scientists have developed a new sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste to fertilisers and animal feeds
Increasing population, growing urbanization, diminishing farmlands, demand for locally grown food may require capital intensive vertical farms in and around major metro cities
Due to the increasing global food demand, growers must adopt better ways for growing to maximize their yield: Report
‘This year’s August sales is not strictly comparable with last year corresponding due to the pent-up demand then, following nationwide lockdowns’
Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein
During the pandemic, ACF mobilised farmers into sharing messages on WhatsApp groups while field facilitators connected directly with farmers who did not own smartphones.
The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity (from the play ‘The Devil’s Disciple‘ by George Bernard Shaw)
More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families
This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs. 19,500 crores to more than 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families
Monsoon has caught up to normal, sowing has picked up, lockdown lifted; these should augur well for the remaining months this year, say observers
Due to lack of better agricultural technology for small and medium farmers and under the pressure of the moneylenders in the market, farmers were getting poorer.
As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties
Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to growing of healthy foods
As the state celebrate its Golden Jubilee year, the govt has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.