Articles by Agriculture

Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.

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For Food Security, Community Involvement Is The Key

With a little help and encouragement, tribals from two remote blocks in Odisha banish malnourishment while wooing biodiversity in their region.

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Seeds Of A Revolution

The government’s intervention in the agriculture sector is expected to help farmers take control of their destinies

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How India and Africa Can Start A Revolution In Agriculture And Food Security

On the occasion of World Hunger Day, a look at how India and the African states can ramp up research and cooperation in agriculture, which plays a key role in food and nutrition security

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COVIDED! Tears For Mango Growers, Alphonso Hardest Hit By Weather, Low Online Sales

The sale of mangoes has been blighted by the coronavirus pandemic. Lack of proper transportation and supply has impacted the trade of the quickly perishable fruit

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How A Proactive Kerala Government Prevented Coronavirus From Casting A Dark Cloud Over Kerala's Rice Bowl

Despite the early COVID-19 scare, the traditionally staggered paddy cultivation pattern went uninterrupted after workforce attrition was tackled by bringing labour from other districts

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Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fiscal arithmetic looked wobbly. She was seemingly unsure about what plagues the Indian economy

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Actionable Policies To Make Indian Agriculture Climate-Resilient

Challenge before the governments is to build systems to sustain focus and integrate activities aligned to sustainable agriculture practices as climate change poses new risks to yields and quality of food crops

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