AgTech startup TartanSense rebrands as Niqo Robotics, to commercialise AI robotics for making farming sustainable
23-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
AgTech start-up TartanSense, has rebranded as Niqo Robotics. The rebranding comes on the heels of the company launching their proprietary green on green AI spot spray robots in India.
Fasal introduces national procurement network to revamp horticulture value chain
01-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
Fasal, India's earliest sustainable horticulture farm network company and the one-stop-shop for horticulturalists, today announced expansion into the farming output business with the launch of 'Fasal Fresh'.
AVPL joins hands with UPL Sustainable Agriculture Solutions, to skill 50,000 Agri entrepreneurs
01-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
AITMC Ventures Private Limited (AVPL), a leading training partner with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) across India joins hands with UPL SAS, a leading sustainable agriculture solution provider.
Covestro India joins hands with United Way Mumbai to put ‘Jal Sanjivani’ in Solapur District
26-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
Leading producer of innovative polymers and sustainable solutions provider Covestro and its NGO partner United Way Mumbai came together on 17 February 2023 to flag off a unique project- Jal Sanjivani. Jal Sanjivani is an integrated watershed management program aiming to build a climate-resilient agrarian community.
Samunnati becomes a member of GLOBALG.A.P, to promote sustainable farming at scale in India
13-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati Agro Solutions Private Limited, one of the prominent agri enterprises in India, joins hands with Germany-based GLOBALG.A.P., the leading body for setting global standards for agricultural produce particularly, on food safety and quality. Samunnati and GLOBALG.A.P. together aim to collaborate in developing standards for crops such as cereals, pulses, and oilseeds that are important for the nation.
What is sustainable development in agriculture
23-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Sustainable development in agriculture refers to the practice of farming in a way that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
SLCM wins prestigious FICCI’s Sustainable Agriculture Awards 2022
01-Dec-2022 - 0 Comments.
Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading comprehensive service provider in the global post-harvest space for agricultural commodities has received the prestigious ‘Sustainable Agriculture Awards’ 2022 from FICCI, India’s oldest and largest industry association catering to diverse business domains.
Agritalks Brazil-Singapore showcases Brazilian Agriculture’s commitment to a global sustainable future
29-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agritalks Brazil-Singapore, a conference focused on promoting innovation, sustainability, and security in agriculture, was held in Singapore for the very first time.
SSP Shrimp enters Chile market
06-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) announced today it has officially expanded its presence to the Chilean market with retail giant Jumbo, where SSP-approved premium shrimp will be available under Cuisine & Co brand.
Bayer, ADM partner to build and implement a sustainable crop protection model for soybean farmers
24-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and agriculture, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in India with ADM, a global leader in sustainable human and animal nutrition.
Prompt Innovations wins animal husbandry startup grand challenge 2.0
20-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Adding another feather to its cap, Ahmedabad-based Prompt Innovations, a leading an innovative start-up in the field of energy efficient and sustainable cooling solutions, has been declared as one of the winners of the Animal Husbandry Startup Grand Challenge 2.0.
UP, CHR. Hansen unveils bionutritional for crops
24-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
UPL, a global provider of sustainable agriculture solutions has announced the launch of Zoatin, a new biosolution that effectively facilitates plant uptake and utilisation of phosphorus to improve crop health and yield.
India sign joint declaration with Germany on agro-ecology, sustainable management of natural resources
05-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
Initiatives have been taken between India and Germany on agro-ecology and sustainable management of natural resources.
UPL, Gujarat titans join hands for sustainability
29-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
UPL Ltd., global provider of global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, today announced a partnership with the newly formed Ahmedabad franchise - Gujarat Titans as their sustainability partner for the ongoing IPL 2022.
Anuvia Plant Nutrients raises USD 65.5m in series D funding led by Riverstone Holdings, Piva Capital
27-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Anuvia Plant Nutrients, a Winter Garden, FL-based company that makes sustainable field-ready fertilisers for the agriculture, turf, and lawncare industries, has raised USD 65.5m in Series D funding.
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.
Bayer spotlights grower focus at Fruit Logistica 2022
11-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bayer presents the latest innovative and sustainable Fruits and Vegetables solutions to, on and beyond the farm at Fruit Logistica from April 5 to 7. The company spotlights products for the challenges facing growers, such as the tomato virus, the increasing request for organic and low residue produce and the need to lessen agriculture’s impact on the environment and respond to climate change.
Gevo, Farmers Edge signs MoU to verify sustainable fuels from low-carbon grain through Verity Tracking
07-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Gevo, Inc and Farmers Edge Inc, a global leader in digital agriculture, announced that they signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to deliver a one-of-a-kind, carbon inset management program.
Morocco receives USD 180m loan from World Bank to support sustainable agriculture
28-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The World Bank recently approved a USD 180m Investment Project Financing (IPF) loan to support resilient and sustainable agriculture in Morocco.
Iris Energy, enters into global strategic collaboration agreement with Finland's Clewer Aquaculture
18-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Iris Energy LLC, USA (Aquatech Division) announce their entrance into a Global Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Clewer Aquaculture OY, Finland. This collaboration is created specifically to focus on the burgeoning business of building land-based Fish Farms globally, using Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) technology, for sustainable sourcing of the highly valued fish protein.
Women leaders building sustainable, inclusive food system globally
16-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) and Alliance for Agri Innovation held a webinar on 'Women Leadership Building Sustainable and Inclusive Food System'.
Research and development in agricultural sector
14-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)/Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) has developed a clear roadmap for next 10 years harnessing the power of science and innovation for securing food and nutritional security of our people, farmers’ prosperity and to enhance natural resource base to promote inclusive growth and sustainable development of Indian agriculture sector.
Wyvern secures USD 4m from SDTC for satellite based farming
11-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Wyvern, a satellite technology startup based in Edmonton, has secured a USD 4m CAD investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), according to a local media report.
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.
Organic India to give Dharti Mitr Awards 2021 next month
27-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Acknowledging the relentless contribution of farmers from across the country, Organic India, an innovative global leader working with thousands of small family farmers who cultivates sustainable organic farmlands, officially announced the Dharti Mitr Awards 2021 recently.
Kings Infra creates a world record by harvesting 80 gm L. Vannamei shrimps
26-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Kings Infra Venture Ltd., a technology-driven sustainable aquaculture company, has set a world record in the growth of pond-based aquaculture of L. Vannamei shrimps by harvesting shrimps weighing 80 gms (210 mm). L. Vannamei commonly known as the whiteleg shrimp are native to the eastern Pacific Ocean, from the Mexican state of Sonora to as far south as northern Peru.
DAHD, MoFPI sign MoU to achieve sustainable development for rural poor
27-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Department of Animal husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) and Ministry of Food Processing Industry(MoFPI) signed an MoU for extension of benefits to Dairy Entrepreneurs/ Dairy industries through a convergence of various schemes.
Financing sustainable agriculture key to address climate change vulnerability: CFA Institute report
25-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has called for a concerted effort from Indian Banks, Venture capital (VC) investors, multilateral development institutions, and Indian policymakers, towards catalysing private capital for sustainable agriculture.
Corteva felicitates women farmers for their outstanding contribution in agriculture
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, today, organized a virtual ceremony to celebrate the contribution of women farmers of the Farmers-Producer Organisation (FPOs) and the company’s Pravakta program. Three women farmers were felicitated for their contribution towards sustainable agricultural practices and for creating a positive impact in the lives of fellow farmers through active knowledge sharing.
Plant Protein Innovator Proeon raises INR 17.5 Crores in seed round
07-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.
Committed to building a sustainable and environment friendly food ecosystem, Pune based food ingredient start-up Proeon, has recently raised INR 17.5 Crores as seed capital.
Corteva uses science based sustainable solutions to support rice growers against brown plant-hoppers
13-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, uses science-based solutions to proactively manage brown plant hoppers (BPH) menace in paddy farming.
Govt creating sustainable livelihoods for rural women farmers via schemes
12-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
The guidelines of the various beneficiary-oriented schemes of the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (DA &FW), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare provides that States and other Implementing Agencies to incur at least 30% expenditure on women farmers.
Bel Brands announces partnership with Dairy Farmers Of America to pilot sustainable milk cooling program
05-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Bel Brands USA is pleased to announce a new program in partnership with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) a national dairy cooperative of farm families to implement and measure sustainable cooling practices designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by cutting on-farm energy usage.
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.
Corteva Agriscience, 2030 Water Resources Group to transform 40,000 acres to direct seeded rice technique in Uttar Pradesh
25-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, and the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), hosted by the World Bank Group, signed a project to promote sustainable rice production in Uttar Pradesh.
Climate change likely to affect agricultural productivity in Maharashtra, says Institute for Sustainable Communities
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Climate analysis predicts mismatch in rainfall and temperature patterns with crop phenology: Soybean, Cotton, Wheat and Gram crops at risk finds Institute for Sustainable Communities study across three major regions of Maharashtra.
Bayer launches decarbonization program for agriculture in Europe
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Bayer has announced the European launch of its global Carbon Initiative. The main goal is the decarbonization of the food value chain focusing on farmers’ activities for a more resilient and sustainable food system.
UPL launches new natural plant protection business unit
28-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
UPL Ltd (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) crop protection company leading in sustainable agriculture products and solutions has announced that it has launched a new business unit under the name of ‘NPP’ – Natural Plant Protection.
Sajan Raj Kurup launches Saintfarm, a new end-to-end e-Commerce Venture in Organic, Sustainable food
16-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Saintfarm Agro LLP India’s first-ever affordable 100 percent organic food company which is engaged in farming, processing, R&D, exports, E-commerce, and domestic retailing.
Research Report: Farmers’ Awareness and Attitude towards Sustainable Agricultural Practices
13-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
With an increase in population & so the basic need of food, the use of chemical fertilizers has been increased per year exponentially & become essential.
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.
Harnessing the power of the EU-FAO partnership for sustainable agri-food systems transformation
01-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The European Union (EU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concluded today the 2021 edition of the EU-FAO Strategic Dialogue, underlining that there is an ambitious common agenda that will put people and the planet at the heart of a partnership towards more efficient, resilient, inclusive and sustainable agri-food systems.
Ashish Dobhal appointed new UPLs' India Regional Director
31-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
UPL Ltd., a leader in global food systems and sustainable agriculture solutions, has announced the appointment of Ashish Dobhal as the Regional Director for India region.
CropIn announces strategic partnership with Africa based BETA computers
29-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
CropIn announces a strategic partnership with the Nigerian-based IT solution provider, BETA Computers. Latter serve a variety of clients, from small to medium-sized companies to major multinational firms, and helps them achieve long-term, sustainable success for varied sectors of businesses.
DSM launches intelligent sustainability service to environmental footprint & profitability of animal protein production
10-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has launched Sustell — a first-of-its-kind intelligent sustainability service that delivers accurate, simple, and actionable farm-level solutions – to improve the environmental footprint and profitability of animal protein production.
Precision farming agritech startup Fasal launches water credit initiative
17-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Precision farming agritech startup- Fasal has launched FASAL WATER CREDIT ™ to encourage its farmers to save water and money with sustainable farming practices.
Farm liberalisation to bring prosperity to entire food supply chain, says Federation of Seed Industry of India
27-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
When the Union Finance Minister proposed 16-point action plan to boost agriculture and farmers' welfare while presenting the budget earlier this year, the stage was set for liberalisation of the farm sector. There has been a long-pending demand of the comprehensive reforms to make agriculture a sustainable and scalable industry, and the new farm laws are the steps in the right direction.
Islamic Development Bank, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation hold a webinar on agritech, digital supply chain
27-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) jointly held a live webinar entitled “The Role of AgriTech in Food Security & Sustainability”to discuss sustainable climate-smart agricultural technologies for achieving food and nutrition security.
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences sets an example for sustainable palm oil
22-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
As part of its campaign to advance the responsible production of palm oil, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently published over 30 case studies documenting industry efforts to transition to 100 percent sustainable palm oil.
Cabinet approves fisheries scheme for sustainable, responsible blue revolution
21-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to give a push to fisheries sector, Indian cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana to bring about Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of fisheries sector in India.
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.
Recognize super foods to shift dietary needs towards sustainable crops, writes FSII executive director
22-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Sustainable food production with low carbon footprint is being demanded not only by researchers and environmentalists but also consumers across the globe.
COVID19: Impacts on Indian agriculture sector
18-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian governments have swung into actions since the Corona virus attack and the immediate challenges that COVID19 has posed to the farm sector and suggest mitigation measures to ensure a sustainable food system in the post-crisis period, writes ICRISAT authors, Dr Peter Carberry & Dr Arabinda Kumar Padhee
ICAR signs MoU with NABARD for up-scaling various technologies, innovative farmer models
28-Dec-2019 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote sustainable agriculture and climate-resilient farming systems, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Board of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
SEAI signs MoU with Malaysia Palm Oil Board for producing palm oil in sustainable way
27-Sep-2019 - 0 Comments.
On the sidelines of Globoil conference held in Mumbai recently, The Solvent Extractors’ Association (SEA) of India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Global Sustainability support organisation-Solidaridad Network Asia Limited
CLFMA National Symposium deliberates on 'Indian Livestock Farming: Prospects & Role of Government Policies'
04-Sep-2019 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA of India, the apex organization and the voice of the country’s dynamic livestock sector conducted its annual flagship event, 61st National Symposium on 22 to 23 August 2019 in New Delhi focusing on 'Indian Livestock Farming: Prospects & Role of Government Policies' towards fostering sustainable growth for Indian Livestock Sector.
Carbon Trust validate KEENAN green machine as the first environmentally sustainable diet feeder in the world
20-Jun-2019 - 0 Comments.
Irish-based machinery brand, KEENAN, has been certified by the Carbon Trust as a more sustainable diet feeder, proven to reduce methane emissions on-farm
Sustainable Shrimp Partnership Announces Traceability Platform in Collaboration with IBM
06-May-2019 - 0 Comments.
The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) has today announced it has joined the IBM Food Trust ecosystem, which will help provide traceability of SSP shrimp from farm to fork
Drones for Sustainable Agriculture
12-Apr-2019 - 0 Comments.
'Drones' is the flashy new word which has caught everyone's notice and has urged government to bring about new reforms in its policies and motivated a whole new generation of entrepreneurs and hobbyists chasing this new industry entrant.
International Workshop Calls for Joint Fisheries Management Plans for Afro-Asian Nations
30-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
An international workshop on fisheries and aquaculture has called for regional cooperation among the member countries of African Asian Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) in an effort to develop joint fisheries management plans aiming to achieve sustainable development of the fisheries in Afro-Asian countries
Bayer encourages Argentine farmers to a sustainable soybean production
01-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
Bayer is committed to further promoting sustainability in agriculture. In September, Bayer Argentina launched the Certification Training for Red Dorados initiative, which aims to collaboratively mobilize distributors and producers to certify their soybean production
Bayer showcases Root2Success for healthy soils and roots
30-Aug-2018 - 0 Comments.
At the 30th International Horticultural Congress (IHC2018), which will take place from August 12 to 16 in Istanbul, Turkey, Bayer introduces its latest innovations and novel approaches for sustainable horticulture production.
World has to double food production by 2050 to feed teeming billions
21-Apr-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture has the wherewithal to overcome problems of climate change and take the path of sustainable and climate-smart agriculture (CSA) by using mitigation techniques and adapting technology and new crop patterns, said Shyam Khadka, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in India, at a conference organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).”
DuPont Nutrition & Health reaches 100% certified sustainable palm oil emulsifiers
29-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
DuPont Nutrition & Health has completed its switch to 100% certified sustainable palm oil and palm oil derivatives used in its Global emulsifier production.
India committed to promote organic farming, says Radha Mohan Singh
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that central government is committed to promote organic farming in view of the importance of organic farming, with emphasis on sustainable production, food security and soil health.
Digital India reaching to small, marginal & women farmers, says Dr Amrit Patel
19-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
India has been relatively well endowed with resources for sustainable agricultural development, viz. land, labor, water, livestock, fisheries, forestry, three distinct agricultural seasons, congenial climate, solar radiation, among others.
Traditional, organic farming answer for sustainable agriculture, says Singh
13-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
To fight growing climate change, India will focus on traditional and organic farming, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said recently.
BRICS agrees on setting up platform agri cooperation
03-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
BRICS Agriculture Ministers who have meet in New Delhi has agreed to set up a platform for developing and sharing models for sustainable agriculture.
Odisha inks MoU with WorldFish
12-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to boost fisheries sector in the state, Odisha has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with WorldFish, a global non-profit research organisation, for sustainable aquaculture operations through improved technology and farming systems.