Agriculture Resource Management

ICAR’s efforts in scientific water management in line with the Jal Shakti Abhiyan : DG ICAR lists out

Highlighting the efforts of ICAR in scientific water management in line with the Jal Shakti Abhiyan Shri T. Mohapatra, DG ICAR and Secretary DARE said that measures like scheduling irrigation, constructive use of water, proper crop selection and utilising modern irrigation technologies are some major aspects which will enhance water security ensuring a high agricultural […]

OECD-FAO Agriculture Outlook
Agriculture

Role of diets, Urbanization, emissions and trade highlighted in OECD-FAO Agriculture Outlook 2019-28

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15 percent over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, causing inflation-adjusted prices of the major agricultural commodities to remain at or below their current levels, according to an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

Science and Technology Shaping Indian Agriculture
Agriculture AgriTechnology

Science and Technology Shaping Indian Agriculture

Theme for this year’s (2019) National Science Day is ‘Science for the people, and People for the science’. Agriculture which absorbs nearly 50 percent of population into employment is mainly driven by science from Green revolution to today’s biotechnology aided breeding development. So, the theme rightly synchronises with Agriculture, where Science and Technology has lead […]