'Empower women in panchayats first to improve the status of women farmers'
Renowned scientist M S Swaminathan spoke to Kundan Pandey on the private member’s bill initiated by him in Rajya Sabha in 2011 to protect …
Hasan Abed wins World Food Prize for pulling 150 million people out of poverty
From development of scalable models to integration of scientific innovation and local participation, the pioneer has formulated many strategies
Holistic approach to farming can mitigate agrarian crisis: M S Swaminathan
Scientist highlights the failure of agricultural universities in India
स्वामीनाथन की सलाह, पराली से बढ़ सकती है किसानों की कमाई
हरित क्रांति के जनक माने जाने वाले कृषि वैज्ञानिक एमएस स्वामीनाथन ने पराली जलाने से मुक्ति का नायाब रास्ता सुझाया है, जिससे किसानों को ...
Do we have the answers?
Troubled by the growing farmer unrest, M S Swaminathan, father of India's Green Revolution, raises a few questions for the country's agriculture …
'Space missions can change the technology environment of a country'
NASA scientist says India needs to attract talent into science, not management
Farmers feel left out
The budget is more concerned about the consumer than the grower
Kisan Kranti Yatra: Another farmers’ protest goes awry
Around 30,000 farmers, who had been walking to the national capital for 10 days, were welcomed with lathis, water cannons and tear gas shells
UN's agricultural development agency chief reverses stand supporting India on WTO
IFAD president Nwanze says he was misquoted by media and only supported India's food security law
How currency ban negated the effects of a good monsoon
Agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan thinks that the timing of demonetisation is proving worse for farmers
Linkage between science and public policy has weakened
M S Swaminathan, popularly known as the father of India’s Green Revolution, has been associated with national agricultural research system (…
Provide farmers with means to salvage wet grains, M S Swaminathan tells states
Agriculture scientist also suggests maintaining seed reserves for growing alternate short-duration crops
Hike in wheat MSP unlikely to help distressed farmers
The recent hike in Minimum Support Price on wheat will still not meet the Centre’s promise to ensure MSP 50 per cent higher than the cost …
Opposition unites on agrarian crisis, Centre yet to reply to farmers' demands
Farmer organisations have urged the Centre to pass two pass bills to free farmers from indebtedness and guarantee price for their produce
Another set of distressed farmers protest, but does govt get a hint?
One more farmer protest in the national capital makes headlines, but it may have just added to the long list of such outcries
‘Millets can solve our food needs as climate changes’
Experts and policy makers say millets are what we need to adapt to climate change as they can even grow in drought conditions
GM crop benefits are all in future
Nearly 40 years ago, Marc Van Montagu of Ghent University in Belgium, along with fellow researcher Jeff Schell, discovered that Agrobacterium …
Coastal management rules under review
गंभीर कृषि संकट से जूझ रहा है हरित क्रांति का गढ़ जौन्ती गांव
एमएस स्वामीनाथन ने इस गांव को हरित क्रांति के बीज तैयार करने के लिए चुना था। तब देश के कौने-कौने से लोग बीज खरीदने ...
Lack of funding for top health research body
The Indian Council of Medical Research has only half the funds it needs
Rajasthan scraps seed pacts
ICAR tells Rajasthan to wait for guidelines on benefit sharing, biosafety
इन्दिरा का पर्यावरण प्रेम
राष्ट्राध्यक्ष के रूप में सम्पूर्ण कार्यकाल में वह संकटों से जूझती रहीं। हर परिस्थिति में पर्यावरण सरंक्षण के प्रति वचनबद्ध अनुराग के माध्यम से ...
Millets farmers need more post-harvest technologies
At a discussion held in Chennai, experts and scientists gave a number of suggestions for policy-level changes to promote millets
Point of no agri-returns Part 5: 50,000 dedicated scientists, still, agriculture is an orphan of science
Technologies developed for agricultural purposes are mostly limited to farms around research institutions, says a government report
PM should head food security bill: M S Swaminathan
Giving right to food is not enough to deliver food, say speakers at a conference on food security