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'Farming' - 109 News Result(s)

  • Congo Looks to Insect Farming in Fight Against Hunger

    Congo Looks to Insect Farming in Fight Against Hunger

    There is no shortage of protein in Kinshasa's Gambela Market, from cows to antelope and snakes. But it is the blue and silver bowls brimming with twitching crickets, termites and slithering meal worms that do the briskest trade.

  • Insurance Scheme for Farming Sector on the Anvil: Jaitley

    Insurance Scheme for Farming Sector on the Anvil: Jaitley

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the Centre was planning to spend Rs 50,000 crore on the farming and irrigation sector and plans were also afoot to roll out an insurance scheme exclusively for the farming sector to compensate for crop loss.

  • We Need to Grow 50% More Food: World Bank's Head of Agriculture Calls for Climate-Smart Farming

    We Need to Grow 50% More Food: World Bank's Head of Agriculture Calls for Climate-Smart Farming

    The World Bank's head of agriculture and food security speaks of a - frustrating lack of attention paid to agriculture- at the climate talks and calls for advances in climate-smart farming.

  • PM Narendra Modi Urges Farmers to Use Scientific Methods to Enhance Production

    PM Narendra Modi Urges Farmers to Use Scientific Methods to Enhance Production

    Calling for second Green Revolution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the farming community to adopt scientific methods to enhance foodgrain production particularly of pulses which India has to import because of shortages.

  • Tihar Jail Inmates With Good Conduct to be Trained in Organic Farming

    Tihar Jail Inmates With Good Conduct to be Trained in Organic Farming

    Life convicts in Tihar prison with proven good conduct will now be trained in growing organic fruits and vegetables in the complex, an initiative which will engage them in a meaningful manner.

  • PM Modi Launches Television Channel on Farming, Says Need to Take Villages Forward

    PM Modi Launches Television Channel on Farming, Says Need to Take Villages Forward

    As the government it leads celebrates one year in office, the BJP today declared an all-out war on the Congress and attempted to counter its charges of a pro-corporate, anti-poor policies. While the month-long programme focused on the welfare policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a Doordarshan 24-hour channel dedicated to farmers.

  • Monsoon May Hit Kerala on June 1

    Monsoon May Hit Kerala on June 1

    The contingency plan would cover as many as 580 districts that may witness monsoon deficit, while the Agriculture Ministry is also mulling over steps to popularise crop insurance schemes among the farming community.

  • In Rajasthan's Bharatpur, Weighed Down by Debt, Farmer Commits Suicide

    In Rajasthan's Bharatpur, Weighed Down by Debt, Farmer Commits Suicide

    At 45 degrees, Bharatpur's Santruk village is boiling - a far cry from the hailstorms of last month which ate up over 80% crops in Rajasthan, placing the state alongside Telangana and Maharashtra, which regularly witnesses suicide by farmers.

  • Sustainable Farming Need of the Hour to Curb Suicides: Devendra Fadnavis

    Sustainable Farming Need of the Hour to Curb Suicides: Devendra Fadnavis

    Terming the recent suicides of farmers as a "shame" for Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today called for people's participation to help the state government achieve sustainable farming.

  • 'Guerrilla Gardening' Takes Root in Hunger-Hit Mali

    'Guerrilla Gardening' Takes Root in Hunger-Hit Mali

    The "guerrilla growers" do not own the land they're cultivating but property rules aren't stopping them from trying to feed themselves in one of the world's poorest countries.

  • In Tamil Nadu's Tiruvarur, Farmers Say Lack of Crop Insurance for Cotton Led To One Suicide

    In Tamil Nadu's Tiruvarur, Farmers Say Lack of Crop Insurance for Cotton Led To One Suicide

    Days after a cotton farmer in Tamil Nadu killed himself, allegedly because last Friday's unseasonal rains destroyed his entire crop, the farmer's father says his son wouldn't have taken such an extreme step if the state government had insured his cotton crop instead of refusing to do so.

  • With Losses in Farming, Madhya Pradesh's Gen Next Exploring Other Options

    With Losses in Farming, Madhya Pradesh's Gen Next Exploring Other Options

    Thousands of farmers in Madhya Pradesh are staring at major losses after unseasonal rain last month caused massive damage to their crops.

  • Farmers in Punjab Will Have A Dull Baisakhi This Year

    Farmers in Punjab Will Have A Dull Baisakhi This Year

    The Punjab government has projected a damage of around three lakh hectares of farming due to this year's unseasonal rains. By state government estimates most standing crops - wheat, mustard, potato, and grams - have been damaged between February and March because of hailstorms and heavy rains.

  • After PM Modi's Scheme, Farmers Talk of 'Satellite God'

    After PM Modi's Scheme, Farmers Talk of 'Satellite God'

    Sher Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan, prays to Varuna, the Hindu god of water, for a bountiful harvest. Now, he is also looking to the heavens for satellite imaging to boost his crop.

  • PM to Reach Out to Farmers Through 'Mann Ki Baat' Programme

    PM to Reach Out to Farmers Through 'Mann Ki Baat' Programme

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach out to the farming community through the next episode of his monthly radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat', on March 22, for which he has sought suggestions and inputs from them.

  • Haryana to Promote Organic Farming: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

    Haryana to Promote Organic Farming: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

    Haryana Government will promote organic farming in the state and 10 per cent of the total cultivable area will be brought under it, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today.

  • China's Lending Push Bypasses Cash-Starved Farm Sector

    China's Lending Push Bypasses Cash-Starved Farm Sector

    As China pulls out the stops to get more lending into its economy to bolster flagging growth, farming, a sector that employs almost a third of its 1.4 billion people, remains in desperate need of funding.

  • India's Farming Reforms Key to Cutting Fiscal Deficit: Moody's

    India's Farming Reforms Key to Cutting Fiscal Deficit: Moody's

    Improvement in India's sovereign rating will depend on the government's ability to pursue farm sector reforms as they have a bearing on inflation and fiscal deficit, Moody's said on Thursday.

  • Kerala Wants Inclusion of New Works Under MGNREG Scheme

    Kerala Wants Inclusion of New Works Under MGNREG Scheme

    Congress-led UDF government in Kerala today asked the Centre to include new works like paddy cultivation, homestead farming, coconut farming and coir yarn production under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) Scheme.

  • Despite Orders, Farming of Contaminated Vegetables Continues in Bhopal

    Despite Orders, Farming of Contaminated Vegetables Continues in Bhopal

    32-year-old Rajkumar Kushwaha and his family have been living on two acres of encroached land in Bhopal's Shahpura area for almost 40 years. Until a month ago, he used sewage water from a nearby drain to grow vegetables at his farm. But now, he claims after warnings from the district administration, he uses water from a 10-feet pit right next to th...

  • RBI Chief Rajan Questions Farm Debt Waiver Schemes

    RBI Chief Rajan Questions Farm Debt Waiver Schemes

    Putting a question mark on the effectiveness of government's farm debt waiver programmes, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday said such schemes have constrained flow of credit to farmers.

  • The Best Christmas Turkeys in Britain

    The Best Christmas Turkeys in Britain

    Tom Copas' Berkshire turkeys are so free-range he uses dogs to herd them. Now his flock are famed as the finest birds in the UK.My family has been farming in Cookham, Berkshire, for 120 years. We started off keeping cattle outside the pub, and slowly...

  • PM Modi Wants This Bihar Success Story Replicated

    PM Modi Wants This Bihar Success Story Replicated

    Traders such as Cargill Inc, Glencore International AG and Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV have set up operations in Purnia, an administrative outpost that now buzzes with trading activity.

  • 12 Paths to Strengthening Food Security in an Unstable World

    12 Paths to Strengthening Food Security in an Unstable World

    In the face of climate change, conflicts and disease, our panel suggest how to ensure access to nutritious food for allDominic Schofield, Canada director, Gain, New York, USA, @dschofieldGAIN Connect farming to better food: It's important that agriculture...

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