The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.
Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield
Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable key to prevent food loss and waste: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
To increase income of small farmers, it is necessary to connect them with other dimensions of agriculture like beekeeping, said the Agriculture Minister.
In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.
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.
Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein
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)
Get all latest content delivered to your email