M S Swaminathan
- Jan 25 2017, 2208
More than 2,000 years ago five major ecosystems were described in the Sangam literature of Tamil Nadu. These are wetlands, dryland, hill area, coastal area and irrigated area. Wetlands were given importance since they serve as guardians of the wellbeing of the human population.
- Dec 22 2016, 0123
India has always been prone to natural calamities like drought and floods. As a result of global farming caused by climate change we now face the additional problems
- Nov 28 2016, 0139
Our green revolution has been sustained only because of public procurement of wheat and rice at a fairly reasonable MSP. In the Farmers’ Commission Report we have recommended
- Nov 02 2016, 2200
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. This was the advice Hippocrates gave as early as 370 BC
- Sep 28 2016, 2204
There is now a growing realisation that linking agriculture and nutrition would have the maximum impact for overcoming the malnutrition affecting large numbers of children, women and men in our
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