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Precision Farming

Precision Farming: Garuda Aerospace highlights Precision Farming with Kisan Drone at Krishi Darshan Expo. Krishi Darshan Expo 2024 hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, served as a comprehensive platform for showcasing the latest agricultural technologies and innovations. Precision farming also known as precision agriculture (PA), is a farming management strategy that leverages […]

Pigeonpea : Development Of Improved Varieties

Pigeonpea : Development Of Improved Varieties A new fast-breeding protocol has been developed by scientists at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to accelerate the development of improved varieties of pigeonpea, an essential legume crop for nutritional security in drylands. Traditionally, developing a new pigeonpea variety takes around 13 years, but […]

Global Pulses Conference

Global Pulses Conference: Global Pulses Conference (GPC) urges India to augment production of pulses to meet nutritional requirements. The Global Pulse Conference 2024 was recently held in New Delhi. India is aiming to achieve self-sufficiency in pulses by 2027, focusing on expanding cultivation and supplying new varieties of seeds. Global Pulses Conference represents all segments […]

Three Initiatives Aimed At Bolstering Crop Insurance And Supporting Farmers In India

Three Initiatives Aimed At Bolstering Crop Insurance And Supporting Farmers In India: The Agriculture Minister recently launched three initiatives aimed at bolstering crop insurance and supporting farmers in India. The initiatives include the Kisan Rakshak Helpline 14447 and Portal, the Agri-Insurance Sandbox Framework Platform SARTHI, and a Learning Management System (LMS) Platform. SARTHI Developed in […]

Investment Forum For Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems

Investment Forum For Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems: The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare (MoA&FW) of the Government of India, and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations jointly launched the ‘Investment Forum for Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems in India’ in New […]

FAO’s Committee On Fisheries : India Elected As First Vice Chair

FAO’s Committee On Fisheries : India Elected As First Vice Chair India has been elected as the First Vice Chair of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Committee on Fisheries (COFI) Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management. FAO’s Committee on Fisheries is a subsidiary body of the Food and Agriculture Organization. It was established by the FAO Conference […]