Bennet and Bernard Group join hands with TERI to promote aquaculture
15-May-2023 - 0 Comments.
Bennet and Bernard Custom Homes Pvt. Ltd and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have entered an MoU to take up a first-of-its-kind R&D work to encourage and develop projects in the areas of aquaculture in Goa, India.
ICRISAT inks partnership with ICAR for Water Management
25-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-ICRISAT collaborative work plan (2019-2023) includes three research projects. Major focus of one of these projects is the genetic improvement of grain legumes (Gram, Arhar and Groundnut) and dryland cereals (Jowar, Bajra and Ragi) for enhancing their productivity potential, adaptation and quality traits.
NABARD appoints Ambuja Cement Foundation to execute a watershed development project in Himachal Pradesh
05-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) joins hands with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for the implementation of Watershed Development projects in Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh.
Govt sanctions INR 12831 crore under National Agriculture Infra Financing Facility
18-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
As on 28 March 2022, INR 663.9 crore have been sanctioned in Rajasthan for 824 projects and out of which INR 390.5 crore have been disbursed for 552 projects.
Bayer honors three young agricultural leaders with an award supporting the projects they designed to help feed the world
12-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Three young leaders, each with a passion for sustainable global agriculture, have been named winners of Bayer’s Youth Ag Summit Thrive for Change Awards. Bruno Ferreira from Bolivia, Chidinma Ezeh from Nigeria and Emiliano Barbero from Argentina will each receive a €5,000 bursary award to help put their winning Thrive for Change project ideas into action.
Indian government signs USD 115m loan agreement with World Bank for implementation of watershed projects
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government of India, the State Governments of Karnataka and Odisha and the World Bank have signed a USD 115m (INR 869 crore) Programme (Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development Programme) that will help national and state institutions adopt improved watershed management practices to help increase farmers’ resilience to climate change, promote higher productivity and better incomes.
India using modern technology for crop production forecasting, says agri minister
09-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers’ welfare ministry is funding various projects for Crop Production Forecasting, which includes FASAL Scheme (Forecasting Agricultural output using Space, Agro-meteorology and Land based observations) and CHAMAN (Coordinated Horticulture Assessment and Management using geo-iNformatics).
Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation sanctions credit scheme for Agri projects
06-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation (KAFC) approved USD 967,643.50 in seven agricultural loans for projects across the commonwealth at its board meeting last month.
Maharashtra's agri dept. signs MoU with USDA to enhance agro-industry sector
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Maharashtra’s Agriculture Department signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and strengthen the SMART (State of Maharashtra’s Agri-business and Rural Transformation Programme) projects for the upliftment of small and marginal farmers.
Hosachiguru launches managed farm plots with inhouse food forests
07-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Hosachiguru, a Bengaluru-based farm asset management startup, has launched two new managed farmland projects on the outskirts of Bengaluru to cater to the increasing interest in owning farmland and leading a more sustainable lifestyle.
Agriculture Infrastructure Fund applications cross INR 8000 crore mark, set to transform agri-infrastructure
05-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture Infrastructure Fund has crossed the INR 8000 crore mark after receiving 8665 applications worth INR 8216 crores. The largest share of the pie is contributed by Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) (58 percent), agri-entrepreneurs (24 percent) and individual farmers (13 percent). These investments are for a wide range of projects which will unlock value for farmers across the country.
NABARD sanctions over INR 85 crore under RIDF scheme to Goa during 2020-21
30-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
NABARD has sanctioned loans worth INR 85.04 crore under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to the Government of Goa for various Social Infrastructure Projects in the State.
Fertilizer minister reviews progress of three upcoming urea projects of HURL
15-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of chemicals and fertilisers, D V Sadananda in Gowda reviewed the progress of three upcoming projects of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL) at Gorakhpur, Barauni and Sindri in New Delhi recently.
KEENAN showcases the latest innovations at international agricultural machinery trade show, AgriTechnica
10-Nov-2019 - 0 Comments.
Inspired by the growing need to protect the finite resources of our planet, and by Alltech’s Planet of PlentyTM vision, KEENAN has focussed its R&D team on “Green” sustainability-related projects
India is the second largest producer of horticultural crops and fruits in the World
18-Dec-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh said research and development projects in horticulture crops have yielded encouraging results, as a result, the production of horticulture crops have been more than food grains irrespective of adverse climatic conditions.