M S Swaminathan
- Dec 31 2013, 2106
Indian agriculture has now assumed a legal responsibility, since the National Food Security Act, 2013, commits itself to a legal access to food to a majority of our population.
- Dec 18 2013, 2109
Secretary general of the UN Ban Ki-moon, launched the ‘zero hunger challenge’ at the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development held in Brazil in June last year. At a high
- Nov 20 2013, 2020
Afghanistan’s major source of livelihood is agriculture comprising crop and animal husbandry horticulture forestry and agro-forestry. Nearly 80 per cent of Afghan population depends on agriculture for
- Oct 20 2013, 2035
Jawaharlal Nehru often pointed out that we are a poor people inhabiting a rich country. Because of our richness in biodiversity we are ranked among the major mega
- Sep 18 2013, 2055
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) estimates that about 1. 3 billion tonnes or a third of all food produced are lost
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