Livelihoods
How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day
How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day
Oct 05, 2021

On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.

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Growing Veggies & Fruits In Your Backyard: ‘Eat Fresh, Eat Pure’
Growing Veggies & Fruits In Your Backyard: ‘Eat Fresh, Eat Pure’
Sep 27, 2021

Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study

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This Fertiliser Calculator May Help Reduce Environmental Impact
This Fertiliser Calculator May Help Reduce Environmental Impact
Sep 26, 2021

Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser

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Your Plants May Benefit From Compounds Produced By Ants!
Your Plants May Benefit From Compounds Produced By Ants!
Sep 26, 2021

Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves

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‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’
‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’
Sep 21, 2021

The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.

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The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm
The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm
Jun 18, 2021

The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too

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How Arunachal, Mizoram Farmers Increased Yield
How Arunachal, Mizoram Farmers Increased Yield
Apr 06, 2021

Tata Trusts and NEIDA’s interventions ensure that low yields are things of the past in the villages of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.

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Growing This Plant As Healthy Substitute To Sugar
Growing This Plant As Healthy Substitute To Sugar
Mar 30, 2021

Stevia rebaudiana has gained popularity as an alternative sweetener. In warmer climates, it is a perennial herb and can be harvested multiple times in a year.

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‘Farm-To-Table’ Movement Will Benefit Local Farmers
‘Farm-To-Table’ Movement Will Benefit Local Farmers
Mar 13, 2021

Direct sourcing from farmers eliminates involvement of middlemen, reduces transport time and nutrition is kept as intact as possible

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$1.1 Billion Needed To Fight Worsening Global Food Insecurity: FAO
$1.1 Billion Needed To Fight Worsening Global Food Insecurity: FAO
Mar 12, 2021

This year, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations aims to reach nearly 49 million people who rely on agriculture

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