In a letter addressed to 32 farmers’ unions, Sanjay Agrawal, the most senior civil servant at the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, urged farmers to come forward for talks with government ministers and officials.
“Reforms will help draw investment in agriculture and benefit farmers,” he said at the annual meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi.
Their convoy of trucks, trailers and tractors stretches for at least three kilometers (1.8 miles). Inside, they have hunkered down, supplied with enough food and fuel to last weeks.
A government official said on Wednesday that the government is considering amendment in new reforms that have sparked protests by farmers fearing the end of guaranteed crop prices but it will not abandon the plan.
Sharjah Ruler mentioned that a specialised department concerned with agriculture, livestock, and fisheries would be established to take care of the three areas that provide food sufficiency and support the environment's preservation.
The body of the sole survivor of an “uncontacted” Brazilian indigenous tribe was found in a hammock outsite his straw hut in an Amazon reserve by an agent of that country’s Indigenous Affairs Agency
India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s No.2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers
September is National Preparedness Month, but we hardly need the reminder to be prepared for natural disasters this year. Droughts, fires, floods, scorching heat and scouring rain — and along with them property damage, lost crops and rising energy insecurity — are just a few of this summer’s unrelenting reminders that we need to
The initiative was signed on 15 November. The partnership will work with multiple government agencies to mobilise women's self-help groups and federations, to enhance farmers’ resilience.