A recent study of crops sourced from small farms in developing countries says only 6.5% of the supermarket price is paid to farmer. Traders, food manufacturers and retailers take the lion's share
Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers
It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.
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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
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.
The health ministry said Sunday that total infections have now reached 1,013,438
As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties
Income support is provided in three equal instalments to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding of up to 2 hectares
Platinum Arowana, a freshwater ornamental fish, holds the record for selling at US$ 4,00,000. Yes, four lakh dollars for just one small animal!
Most of them claim that while the amount is less, even the number of beneficiaries is too little compared to the number of farmers in the country
They come in cars, many on tractors and wagons, few on motorcycles. Tractors are also seen with trailers carrying wheat and vegetables.
The experts said that there is an urgent need to revive the MSMEFC, so that there is timely resolution of payment disputes among MSMEs and bottlenecks relating to raw material supplies.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic
Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk
It is estimated that pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops and cost $220 billion of losses.
An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
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