Group farming can transform agriculture post - COVID-19
Small and landless farmers are reviving group farming to combat the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Bina Agarwal, professor of …
Farmer producer organisations need their very own Amul
Instead of encouraging them on paper, the government has to create a few model FPOs in the country and provide institutional support to them
Modi talks of 10,000 farmer producer organisations. Will that double income?
Agricultural experts not confident farm income will double by 2022 as targeted
Is the government marketing millets right?
India requires policy changes to make millets an effective tool against malnutrition
Low grant sanctions, disbursement: India wants to promote FPOs but where are the funds?
Eligibility threshold for FPOs should be reduced or support provided to meet the criteria, experts feel
Common Facility Centre: A rallying point for SHG-FPO convergence
There is much to gain for FPOs if they converge with local SHGs. Nothing is more amenable for SHGs than delegating the responsibility of building …
Budget 2018: Can Centre allay farmers’ concerns over price crash, low market density?
The average agricultural growth has reached its lowest in the last four years to 1.9 per cent
Residue standards for organic food is a step in the right direction:CSE
FSSAI's new regulations for residue standards to certify food as organic is in alignment with international best practices
It is not about farmers
Budget 2013 pushed up allocations for agriculture, but it will not help farmers