The Union Budget is not only a source of getting financial support for important projects, but it is also an index of the importance of different sectors of the economy. During the last few years, the importance of agriculture is getting realised largely through agitation.
For India to balance nutritional security and environmental protection, improving the quality of vegetarian diets to incorporate greater diversity remains a challenge, a section of experts have said in the wake of the launch of a report on a proposed planetary health diet.
The northeast monsoon is here and farmers across the southern state of Tamil Nadu are busy planting their crops. But, there is a lull in Elandarmade, a coastal village at one edge of the Cauvery delta in Cuddalore district. Sea level rise and salinity ingress have turned large tracts of... Read more
Not many Malayalis may have heard about pokkali, but Kerala’s very own indigenous rice variety is inspiring scientists the world over to develop new rice cultivars in an effort to build resilience against climate change.