System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition
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Orientation programme for establishment of Spice Farmers Producer Companies (SFPCs) and buyer-seller meet organized to highlight the promotion of spices and herbs being grown in Arunachal Pradesh and integrate the farmers of the State with markets in India and abroad.

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Tur production in Maharashtra went up manifold In 2016-17 from 4.44 lakh tonne in 2015-16 to 20.35 lakh tonne in 2016-17. The State government is apparently unable to deal with a problem of plenty as well, with farmers left holding 16 lakh tonne of tur dal after April 22, the last day for the government to buy their produce at Mininum Support Price (MSP).


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Kerala will host an Indo-Australian collaborative research project on deploying stingless bee as pollinators to increase the agricultural yield of fruits and vegetables.

Agriculture
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Possible El Nino unlikely to impact food prices in India

Agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture by India: FAO

By using mitigation techniques and adapting technology and new crop patterns India can face climate change problems, said Shyam Khadka, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) representative in India.

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