Agriculture

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The role of agritech, and why size shouldn’t matter!

Dr Rakesh Sharda, Principal Scientist, Punjab Agricultural University, highlights that the role of agritech companies is crucial in keeping Indian agriculture sustainable, provided they focus on small...

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Vegan products: A sunrise segment for India’s F&B industry

With a number of plant-based products becoming popular, veganism is spreading in India like wildfire. India can go a step further to leverage its agricultural resource base and vegetarian-friendly eco...

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India’s depleting groundwater: Time for some quick action

Agriculture has been the backbone of the Indian economy since the green revolution. It is a matter of concern that while India is among the world’s top 10 agricultural exporters, it is staring at a ...

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IIFT & TPCI launch Certificate Programme in Agri Import & export management

The Certificate Program in Agri Import & Export Management is being offered by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in collaboration with the Trade Promotion Council of India for the benefit of curre...

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India vs Pakistan: Who owns the Basmati Rice GI?

India’s application to get GI tag on Basmati Rice in the EU market is on hold as Pakistan opposed the move with its own claim. While fiercely defending its turf on historical veracity, India must pr...

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Horticulture CDP: Implementation, regional & sectoral issues will matter most

Prof Basanta K. Sahu, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, feels that the targets envisioned in the horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP) need to be juxtaposed with the distinct issues faced ...

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Indian rice – Making space in new markets!

India, one of the largest rice producers, has experienced an exponential surge in the exports of its non-Basmati to newer regions like Southeast Asia, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. Ret...

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Horticulture clusters: The manure for India’s agri exports?

The newly launched Horticulture Cluster Development Programme is a central scheme that is likely to bring benefits to the entire horticulture ecosystem. For the program to succeed, it must seek global...

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CDP is the stepping stone to smart horticulture in Bharat

Dr. A. K. Singh, Deputy Director General (horticulture), Indian Council of Agriculture Research, surmises that the cluster development program for horticulture will enable a holistic development of lo...

Horticulture sector must focus on global competitiveness

Prof Sukhpal Singh, IIM Ahmedabad, feels that the horticulture Cluster Development Programme introduced by the government should go beyond the focus on production to identifying new markets, improve t...

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