GITAM's homegrown compost pelletization technique empowers Andhra farmers
25-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
Food insecurity is a global crisis today. Besides the threat to farmers' livelihood and agriculture, a bigger problem for India is loss and wastage, with India ranking 107 out of the 121 countries, in the 2022 Global Hunger Index.
DeHaat onboards 500 FPO; facilitates full stack agri offerings for thousands of farmers
10-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
DeHaat, India’s largest full stack AgriTech platform offering end-to-end agricultural services to farmers in India, today announced it has successfully onboarded more than 500 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) across 12 Indian states, directly impacting livelihood of over 30,000 associated member farmers.
Borouge improves livelihood of Indian farming community, builds 900 greenhouse
05-Dec-2022 - 0 Comments.
Borouge PLC (“Borouge” or “the Company”) (ADX symbol: BOROUGE / ISIN: AEE01072B225), a leading petrochemical company that provides innovative and differentiated polyolefin solutions, today announced the completion of 900 greenhouses in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state in Northern India at a celebration event.
Corteva help farmers with hybrid millet seeds to increase yield, enhance livelihoods
20-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Observing the “International Year of Millets 2022-23” and to address the demand for adequate food, nutrition, and livelihood security while combating climate change, global agriculture company, Corteva Agriscience is focused on engaging the next generation of farmers through its hybrid millet seeds and modernizing the key agricultural attributes to support them in growing what matters.
India showcases digital agriculture ecosystem at EXPO2020
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing 'Food, Agriculture and Livelihood' fortnight, at India Pavilion at EXPO2020 Dubai, Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare, Government of India, hosted a seminar on 'Emerging Technologies in Farm Machinery, Digitization & Opportunities for Entrepreneurships', to showcase the innovative technologies that are supporting and promoting the overall productivity and agribusiness of India's farm sector through farm mechanization, digitization and entrepreneurship development.
India showcases export potential of organic & horticulture produce at EXPO2020 Dubai
22-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
To project the strength of India’s organic agriculture and horticulture products in the global market, India Pavilion at EXPO2020 Dubai hosted a seminar “Indian Organic and Horticulture Sector–Moving Up the Value Chain’ as part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight.
FPOs to play key role in making India millet hub of the world
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight, the India Pavilion at EXPO2020 hosted a seminar – ‘India: Millets production and upscaling value chain’ on Friday. Senior government officials and sector experts deliberated on opportunities for Indian industry players producing and processing millets, to enhance the export potential of the country during the session.
Accessibility of gene editing technology to diversify food basket, says Dr Ratna Kumria of Alliance for Agri Innovation
28-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is not only the main occupation for about 45 percent of the global population but the only means of livelihood for many. Its integral not only to rural economy but also to our culture and traditions. Even though agriculture feeds and clothes the world, in its current form it is not a very sustainable activity.
Hindustan Zinc partners with MPUAT to bring scientific practices that maximize livelihood opportunities for farmers
28-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), a leader in the sustainable mining industry has joined hands with Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT), the largest university for the agriculture and allied sector, and BAIF Livelihoods (Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation), to expand its SAMADHAN program and impact more than 30,000 farmers across the state of Rajasthan.
Bamboo tribal farmers income to increase via KVIC's unique BOLD project
05-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
A unique scientific exercise serving the combined national objectives of reducing desertification and providing livelihood and multi-disciplinary rural industry support has been initiated by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
CIFA partners with WWF to develop farmers’ group with fish farming entrepreneurship
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha joins hands with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and a local NGO i.e., Bali Nature Life Society as technical partner for the novel initiative for developing livelihood through farmers’ collective initiated at Kumirmari, Gosaba, South 24 Pargana, Sundarbans, West Bengal recently.
Cultivation, processing of aromatic plants doubles incomes of farmers in Himachal
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Farmers in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, keen for new livelihood options to supplement their income from traditional crops like maize, paddy, and wheat, have found a new lease of life.
Pan-IIT’s Global e-conclave concludes on a high note; focuses on re-imagining Agriculture, food security & livelihood
22-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The final leg of the three-week Pan-IIT’s Global E-conclave concluded with key solutions and strategies to embark on as the country gets into recovery mode from the impact of the pandemic.
Van Dhan Kendras innovative initiatives helping tribals during ongoing COVID-19 crisis
05-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Van Dhan Kendras, established under the scheme initiated by TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs are leading the way in helping tribals generate their livelihood in these distressed times.
Entrepreneurship in agriculture can do wonders for rural economy, says Federation of Seed Industry of India Executive Director
13-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture sector provides food for 1.3 billion people in India as well as support over 60% of the population for their livelihood and plays a crucial role in sustainable growth of the country's economy.