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Battle Of The Bugs On Wings Of Climate Change
1st January 1970
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India is seeing huge declines in native insect species several of them tied closely to our food security But it s hard to get humans viewing in...

Towards Data-Driven District Rural Drinking Water Planning Framework
1st January 1970
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A mobile survey app developed using Kobotoolbox software helps gram sevaks in Maharashtra collect water service data village wise ...

Women S Collectives - How Village Organizations Effect Change In Rural India
1st January 1970
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Coming together as a collective helps women shed their inhibitions and realize their potential by working towards personal growth and amplify their vo...

Forests The Fast Disappearing Treasure Troves Of Forest Dwellers
1st January 1970
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Rapidly disappearing forests are not only a threat to the biodiversity but spell death knell for the livelihoods of forest dwellers who depend on the...

60 Per Cent Of Rural India Can T Afford Nutritious Diets
1st January 1970
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The paper highlights an important fact freedom from poverty even food security the way in which it is defined by the United Nations Food and Agr...

Farmers Social Networks And Adoption Of Modern Crop Varieties In India
1st January 1970
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Using information on varietal adoption of important cereal crops from a large-scale survey in India this paper investigates how social networks in...

Lumpy Skin Disease Becomes Worst Nightmare For Farmers In A Dozen States
1st January 1970
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With no vaccine available in India treatment of these animals puts financial burden on farmers ...

Reviving Degraded Farmlands In Karnataka S Bandipur Through Agroforestry
1st January 1970
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The project started by Swayyam aims to cover 24 28 hectares in Yelachatti village with a mix of crops and trees by 2020-end It also seeks to reduce h...

Agricultural Bills Will Provide Legal Framework For Contract-Farming
1st January 1970
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This is the essence of the reform not the circumventing of mandis or the ECA And it will benefit everyone farmers industry and consumers ...

Camel Milk Inspires Hope For Herders
1st January 1970
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India s camel population has declined by 37 percent over the last seven years because it s no longer needed for transport or farming ...

Punjab S Challenge To The Centre Shows The Limitations Of Msp As Agriculture Policy
1st January 1970
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What we need is for the Centre to enter into meaningful dialogue with the original green revolution states and work out a concrete road map for gradua...

The Economic Case For Protecting Biodiversity
1st January 1970
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This paper summarizes in non-technical terms the economic case for conserving biodiversity and explains why we cannot rely on market forces to do this...

Helping Agribusinesses - Small Millets Value Chain - to Grow in India
10th July 1905
Author(s): Ademola Adekunle, Darwin Lyew...

Small millets a group of highly nutritious food have taken a back seat in the Indian agriculture landscape in recent...

Chapter 3 – Disease Resistance in Pearl Millet and Small Millets
8th July 1905
Author(s): A. Nagaraja and I.K. Das, Bio...

Millets are nutricereals that provide essential nourishment to the poor people in the semiarid tropical regions of Africa and Asia...

Odisha Millets Mission