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Sustainable farming, ‘key’ to world free of hunger, malnutrition, says UN agriculture chief

Focusing this year on the links between agricultural trade, climate change and food security, Director-General José Graziano da Silva said in the foreword that “ensuring food security for all is both a key function of, and a challenge for agriculture, which faces ever-increasing difficulties.” “As populations rise, urbanization increases and incomes grow, the agricultural sector […]

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Depend on home-grown food security rather than imports: Says VP Venkaiah Naidu

“We cannot depend on imported food security but on home-grown food security,” said Vice President Shri  Venkaiah Naidu at the National Consultation on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition, held at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai on 29 July 2018. “Agriculture is our basic culture, and our core philosophy is of share and care, which our farmers […]

Shallots small onion processing increasing shelf life
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Low price ? No more dumping onions in roads.. Incubation Center for Shallots in Perambalur have solution for that !

There are many infamous instances where the farmers dump their own produce on roadsides and dump yards. In the case of fast perishables like small onions also known as ‘shallots’ the occurrence is quite familiar. “Dumping the onions in roads is more profitable than taking it for sale” says a small farmer. But for Permabalur […]