News Analysis - Agriculture

  • 31. Indo-Sri Lanka Agri Collaboration (February 03, 2006)
    The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (SLCARP) announced a collaborative program to accelerate agricultural research and education. <More>

  • 32. Pak to Import 50K tons Sugar from India (February 02, 2006)
    Pakistan is to import 50000 tons of sugar from India to meet domestic demand and maintainable market prices.<More>

  • 33. IRRI Wants Collaboration on Rice (February 07, 2006)
    Philippines-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Director Robert Zeigler asked for visiting Indian President Abdul Kalam's support to start collaboration with Indian scientists.<More>

  • 34. India Wants 3%-3.5% Sustained Agri Growth (February 02, 2006)
    Indian Planning Commission members say that Agriculture needs to grow by 3 - 3.5% if India is to achieve a base target of 8% economic growth during the 11th financial plan.<More>

  • 35. CII Recommends APMC Act (January 23, 2006)
    A Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has recommended that southern states implement the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act to free the farmer from state controls on movement, storage, and marketing of agricultural commodities. <More>

  • 36. Govt Encouraging Organic Farming (January 20, 2006)
    The Government is planning to invest and encourage organic farming during the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007-12).<More>

  • 37. India 7th Highest Biotech Adopter (January 14, 2006)
    An International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) study that studied 21 nations for biotech (BT) use has ranked India as the 7th highest biotech adopter.<More>

  • 37. Tech Could Double Agri Productivity (January 12, 2006)
    Agriculture experts say that adoption of modern farming practices will double agricultural productivity in India. <More>

  • 38. WB Grant for 2nd Green Revolution (January 11, 2006)
    The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) is receiving a grant of USD 250 million from the World Bank to propel crops and farm products to the world market to achieve a second green revolution.<More>

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