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  • In Depth - Blue Revolution

    The Vice-President on 30th August 2019, inaugurated the fifth edition of the Aqua Aquaria India in Hyderabad. It is an event that is held every...

    03 Sep 2019 Food Security

  • 5th Aqua Aquaria India 2019

    Recently, the Vice President of India inaugurated the 5th Aqua Aquaria India, 2019 in Hyderabad, Telangana. The theme for the 2019 edition is...

    31 Aug 2019 Food Security

  • Seed Bankers for Conserving Native Crops

    A total of 1597 farmers varieties have been registered with Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority and certificates of...

    27 Jul 2019 Food Security


    APEDA Introduction The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the Government of India...

    17 Jul 2019 Food Security

  • Food Security

    As per the Economic Survey (2018-19), India needs to take big initiatives to improve its food security as it faces supply constraints, water...

    12 Jul 2019 Food Security

  • Integrated Management of Public Distribution System

    The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has launched a new central sector scheme- Integrated Management of Public...

    10 Jul 2019 Food Security

  • Anti Locust Fight

    The officials from India and Pakistan are closely working together to prevent the movement of locusts and save crops in bordering districts. Both...

    03 Jul 2019 Food Security

  • One Nation One Ration Card Scheme

    Recently the Food Minister announced One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, which all states needs to implement by July 2020. One Nation One Ration...

    02 Jul 2019 Food Security

  • Climate Change and Crop Production

    According to a recent study, India’s grain production is vulnerable to climate change, primarily because of the decline in yield of rice crop...

    19 Jun 2019 Food Security

  • Sheath Blight Disease

    Sheath blight is a fungal disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Rice sheath blight is an increasing concern for rice production, especially in...

    15 Jun 2019 Food Security

  • Unapproved Sowing of Genetically Modified Crops

    The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has sought a detailed report on the sowing of unapproved Genetically Modified (GM)...

    14 Jun 2019 Food Security


    The technical document "PEGASUS" i.e. Phycomorph European Guidelines for a Sustainable Aquaculture of Seaweeds, highlights the current state of...

    25 May 2019 Food Security

  • International Day for Biodiversity

    The International Day for Biological Diversity, also known as World Biodiversity Day, is observed on May 22 to promote biodiversity. The theme for...

    23 May 2019 Food Security

  • ICRISAT Hosts Meet to Tackle Fall Armyworm

    Eight nations have come together at the ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics) to understand the challenges and find...

    02 May 2019 Food Security

  • Illegal Cultivation of Bt Brinjal

    The activists representing the Coalition for a GM-Free India (CGFI) have alleged that Bt brinjal is being cultivated illegally in...

    26 Apr 2019 Food Security

  • Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels & Zinc Deficiency

    Rising carbon dioxide levels can accelerate zinc deficiency in crops and thus in human consumption, according to a new study titled ‘Inadequate...

    20 Apr 2019 Food Security

  • Decline in Usable Groundwater

    A team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, West Bengal and Athabasca University, Canada, has compiled the first estimates of...

    11 Apr 2019 Food Security

  • Looming Threat to Food Security

    A recent report titled “State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture” has warned of a growing threat to global food...

    27 Feb 2019 Food Security

  • Supreme Court Upholds Monsanto’s Patent Claim on Bt Cotton Seed

    The Supreme Court has allowed Monsanto Technology to claim patent on its genetically-modified cotton seeds, giving a boost to firms developing new...

    09 Jan 2019 Food Security

  • 2023 is the International Year of Millets- FAO

    India's proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023 has been approved at the by the Food and Agriculture Organisation...

    08 Dec 2018 Food Security

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