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FAO chief champions agroecology in call for healthier, sustain...

Rome, April 4 (IANS/AKI) United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation chief Jose Graziano da Silva has called for healthier and more sustainable food systems, saying agroecology can contribute to such a transformation, FAO reported on Tuesday. Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

NERAMAC to organise seminar on food processing in Imphal

North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation NERAMAC Limited in association with North Eastern Council NEC is organising 'Awareness Program on Food Processing' and 'Food Processing Investors' Meet' on 23rd January 2018 at The Classic Hotel, ...
 E Pao!2 months ago

Italy's energy giant, FAO ink Nigeria water accord

Italy's state-run energy giant Eni and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have signed an agreement to foster access to safe, clean water for domestic use and irrigation in crisis-hit northeast Nigeria.Under the project which was signed on Tuesday, ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Jackfruit gets 'official' tag in Kerala, set to open new markets

The Kerala Government on Wednesday declared jackfruit as the states "official fruit", with Agriculture Minister V S Sunilkumar formally announcing the decision in the State Legislative Assembly. The declaration follows a proposal made in this connection by ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Is jackfruit the new superfood?  Rediff.com1 week ago

AAHAR 2018 to be inaugurated by Suresh Prabhu tomorrow

[India], Mar. 12 (ANI): The 33rd edition of 'AAHAR 2018', the International Food and Hospitality fair, will be inaugurated by Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday. The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), with the support of the ...
 Sify1 month ago

Russia to hand over 2,000 seed specimens to Arctic Vault

Russia plans to transfer about 2,200 specimens of food plant seeds to the Global Seed Vault on Norway's Arctic island of Svalbard, an official said on Monday.Dr Nikolai Dzyubenko, the director of the Nikolai Vavilov All-Russia Institute of Plant Genetic ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Decent jobs for rural youth key to Africa's prosperity: UN

Khartoum, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Africa must, in coming decades, explore the entire food chain to create adequate jobs for young people, especially in rural areas, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Thursday.
 Business Standard1 month ago

India, Oman press for collaboration in health, food security sectors

[Oman], February 12 (ANI): India and Oman on Monday pressed for greater collaboration in health and food sectors respectively. Both sides agreed to pursue opportunities in the healthcare industry, including in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sectors and ...
 Sify2 months ago

Vegan diets maybe good for environment: study

Vegan diets, which are rich in plant-based organic foods, may be better for the the planet than one high in animal products, a study has found.The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, is the first to investigate the environmental impacts of ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Focus is on Bharat despite fiscal challenges

But the measures, particularly in agriculture, may not be enough to revive the sector and double the farm income, says S Mahendra Dev.  Bharat, particularly agriculture, has been under distress in the past few years partly due to two years of drought. In fact, the average growth rate of agricultural GDP in the past four years (2014-15 to 2017-18) was only 2.2 per cent per annum.  The Economic Survey 2017-18 also indicates that the level of agricultural GDP and real agricultural ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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