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  • Changing Monsoon & Agriculture

    This article is based on “Make a drop count: Southwest monsoon patterns are changing” which was published in The Times of India on...

    01 Jul 2021 Food Security

  • Economic Relief Package after Covid- Second Wave

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Finance announced a slew of measures to provide relief to diverse sectors affected by the second wave of...

    29 Jun 2021 Food Security

  • Crops Lost to Pests

    Why in News According to a recent report, as much as 40% of the world’s agricultural crops are lost to pests each year. The United Nations...

    04 Jun 2021 Food Security

  • Green Revolution

    Introduction The Green Revolution was an endeavour initiated by Norman Borlaug in the 1960s. He is known as the 'Father of Green Revolution' in...

    31 May 2021 Food Security

  • Kharif Strategy for Oilseeds

    Why in News The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has formulated Kharif Strategy 2021 to achieve self-sufficiency in edible...

    24 May 2021 Food Security

  • MACS 1407: Variety of Soybean

    Why in News Recently, Indian Scientists have developed a high-yielding and pest-resistant variety of soybean, called MACS 1407. Scientists from...

    30 Apr 2021 Food Security

  • EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge. The...

    16 Apr 2021 Food Security

  • Revival of Millet Cultivation

    Why in News An International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) supported initiative to revive Kodo and Kutki Millets cultivation, started in...

    31 Mar 2021 Food Security

  • New Red Algal Seaweed Species

    Why in News Recently, two new red algal seaweed species have been discovered along India’s coastline. India has a vast coastline of over...

    30 Mar 2021 Food Security

  • Mera Ration Mobile App Launched

    Why in News In order to facilitate the 'One Nation One Ration Card’ system in the country, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public...

    13 Mar 2021 Food Security

  • Food Waste Index Report 2021: UNEP

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the Food Waste Index Report 2021. It has revealed that 17% of all...

    05 Mar 2021 Food Security

  • Genetically Modified Organisms as Imported Food Crops

    Why in News The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in a recent order has set 1% threshold for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)...

    27 Feb 2021 Food Security

  • Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition: CFS

    Why in News The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has endorsed the first-ever Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition (VGFSyN) which...

    13 Feb 2021 Food Security

  • World Food Programme (WFP)

    The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies...

    06 Nov 2020 Food Security

  • Extension of Food Fortification Scheme

    Why in News In order to fight chronic anaemia and undernutrition, the government is making plans to distribute fortified rice through the Integrated...

    04 Nov 2020 Food Security

  • World Food Day

    Why in News World Food Day is celebrated to commemorate the establishment of the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on 16th...

    17 Oct 2020 Food Security

  • Nobel Prize for Peace 2020

    Why in News The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP), a United Nations (UN) agency, for its efforts to combat...

    10 Oct 2020 Food Security

  • Xoo Infection: Rice

    Why in News Recently, scientists from the Centre for Plant Molecular Biology (CPMB) have uncovered the mechanism by which a bacterium called Xoo...

    05 Oct 2020 Food Security

  • Anganwadi Services

    Why in News Right to Food Campaign has given a memorandum to the Minister for Women and Child Development to resume provision of hot-cooked meals...

    08 Aug 2020 Food Security

  • Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030: UN Report

    Why in News According to a study titled State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, hunger and malnutrition is increasing around the world....

    22 Jul 2020 Food Security

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