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Women-led self-help group successfully cultivates profitable maize varieties in Tripura

Agartala/IBNS: The 'Yapiry Village Organization', a self-help group (SHG) of women, has achieved remarkable success by cultivating five different varieties of maize in a one-hectare plot at Tripura's Bashram Para.  

Bhaderwah emerges as India's lavender capital and agri startup hub, igniting economic prosperity and innovation

Bhaderwah/Jammu: In a momentous declaration during the inauguration of the Lavender festival, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh hailed Bhaderwah as the unparalleled Lavender capital of India and a burgeoning Agri Startup hub.  

Meghalaya trains local farmers in hydroponic farming to boost agricultural yields

Shillong/IBNS: The Basin Development Unit in East Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya in a bid to boost agricultural productivity and profitability, has teamed up with the Agriculture Department to provide training to nine local farmers.

Conflicts and extreme climate change threatens access to food in 39 countries – UN agriculture report

New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): Unrelenting conflict and rapid climate change is continuing to reshape agriculture across the world, and contributing to major food shortages across 39 countries, which continue to rely on help from the United Nations to meet their food needs, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday.

Stanford study explores policies for avoiding deforestation as agriculture expands in Africa

New York, Apr 4 (IBNS): Next time you bite into a chocolate bar, think of Africa. The continent produces nearly 70 percent of the world’s cocoa, a growing output that requires carving more than 325,000 acres of new farmland from forests every year – a drop in the bucket of overall agricultural expansion there.