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Protestors Begin To Assemble At Delhi Borders On Farmer Leaders’ Call
Protestors Begin To Assemble At Delhi Borders On Farmer Leaders’ Call
May 10, 2021

Leaders of the joint platform of farmer unions are now mobilising supporters ahead of assembly elections scheduled next year

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Winning The Battle Against Desert Locusts
Winning The Battle Against Desert Locusts
May 07, 2021

Desert locust upsurge could have devastating consequences in vulnerable regions affected by recurrent drought, conflict, high food prices and now fighting COVID-19 pandemic.

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Acute Food Insecurity Soars To 5-Year High: Global Report
Acute Food Insecurity Soars To 5-Year High: Global Report
May 06, 2021

Conflict, economic shocks – including due to COVID-19, extreme weather – pushed at least 155 million people into acute food insecurity in 2020

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Lockdown Declared To Weaken Protests, Claim Farmer Leaders
Lockdown Declared To Weaken Protests, Claim Farmer Leaders
May 05, 2021

The leaders called upon farmers to send at least one family-member to protest sites at Delhi beginning May 10

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Punjab, Haryana, MP, Rajasthan Likely To Meet Wheat Procurement Target
Punjab, Haryana, MP, Rajasthan Likely To Meet Wheat Procurement Target
May 04, 2021

Punjab’s targeted procurement of wheat in the ongoing Rabi Marketing Season is 130 LMT

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FAO D-G Calls For Decisive Action Against AMR
FAO D-G Calls For Decisive Action Against AMR
May 01, 2021

AMR in animal pathogens is already affecting domesticated animals and as a result, impacts livestock production, which undermines food safety and security

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Joint Protests Planned by Farmers, Workers’ Unions
Joint Protests Planned by Farmers, Workers’ Unions
Apr 29, 2021

Their demands include the scrapping of Labour Codes, Farm Laws and Electricity Amendment Bill and to ensure MSP at C2+50% rate, among others.

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Fertiliser Cos To Supply 50 MT Medical Oxygen Per Day
Fertiliser Cos To Supply 50 MT Medical Oxygen Per Day
Apr 28, 2021

Fertiliser companies will reorient existing capacity of oxygen production and augment supply of medical grade oxygen.

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14,491 Ha In A&N Islands Conferred Organic Certification
14,491 Ha In A&N Islands Conferred Organic Certification
Apr 27, 2021

This is the first large contiguous territory to be conferred with organic certification under the Govt’s Large Area Certification scheme.

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Rabi Crop Harvesting On Schedule Despite COVID-19: Ministry
Rabi Crop Harvesting On Schedule Despite COVID-19: Ministry
Apr 25, 2021

Out of total wheat sown in 315.80 lakh ha, 81.55% has already been harvested in the country, said Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

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