23 August, 2013
New York, Aug 22 (RDI IBNS): A senior United Nations official has stressed the importance of South-South cooperation to advance agricultural development in developing countries, adding that this collaboration can also help end hunger in the African continent.
31 July, 2013
Jaipur, July 30 (RDI IBNS) The United States and India launched on Tuesday the second India-U.S.-Africa triangular agricultural training program supported by the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative Feed the Future.
17 July, 2013
New Delhi, July 16 (RDI IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday called upon the country's researchers to find technological solutions to challenges being faced by Indian agriculture and aid millions of small and marginal farmers.
15 June, 2013
New York, June 14 (RDI IBNS): The United Nations food agency Thursday called on "wheat belt" countries to step up monitoring and prevention for wheat rusts - fungal diseases that could affect yields across North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, which account for more than 30 per cent of global output of the crop.
06 June, 2013
New York, Jun 5 (RDI IBNS): Given the right conditions and targeted support, small farmers can unleash a new and sustainable agricultural revolution, the United Nations environment agency a partner agricultural development organization reported Tuesday on the eve of World Environment Day.
04 June, 2013
New Delhi, June 3 (RDI IBNS) Despite record food grain production during the course of past few years, the share of agriculture and allied sectors to India's gross domestic product (GDP) declined by over 4.5 per cent between 2004-05 and 2010-11, while the share of services in the GDP has increased by over 4.6 per cent during the same period, apex industry body ASSOCHAM said on Monday.
30 May, 2013
New York, May 29 (RDI IBNS): An environmentally-friendly farming model can help significantly increase cassava yields and help turn it into a staple 21st century crop, the United Nations food agency said Tuesday.
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