Outlook September 23, 2021 10:29 PM IST Area under organic farming in the Ganges basin increased from 23,840 Ha to 1,037,780 Ha: NMCG perspectivesinde.com 1970-01-01T05: 30: 00 + 0530 New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) The area devoted to organic farming and agroforestry in the Ganges basin region increased from 23,840 hectares to 1.03,780 hectares, the …

Southeast Asian countries like the Philippines, where demand for organic food products has increased in recent months, could become hot spots for agricultural investments, according to the Asian Development Bank (AfDB). The AfDB report says the pandemic has underscored the importance of healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle. Demand for these products has increased in …

Outlook September 23, 2021 6:24 PM IST Check the excessive use of agrochemicals; need to promote organic farming: Tomar perspectivesinde.com 1970-01-01T05: 30: 00 + 0530 New Delhi, September 23 (PTI) Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Thursday that the use of chemicals and fertilizers had helped India increase food grain production, but it was …

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Thursday that the use of chemicals and fertilizers had helped India increase the production of food grains, but there was a need to control the excessive use of crop nutrients and pesticides. Addressing the 10th conference on agrochemistry organized by the FICCI, he said that it is necessary …

Organic food producers, who eschew synthetic crop protections for “natural” products, routinely market their products as more sustainable than conventional offerings, but they are not, writes Ross Pomeroy at geneticliteracyproject.org. An analysis of 71 studies conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford found that organic milk, grains and pork generated higher greenhouse gas emissions …

Image: Wikimedia The EU has decided to celebrate European organic food with the launch of the European Day of Organic Agriculture. European Organic Day will be celebrated on September 23 of each year. The new initiative is designed to showcase and promote organic products grown in the European space. Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said: “Today …

Healthy seedlings On Tuesday September 21, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), in collaboration with the Association of Indian Organic Industry (AIOI), launched an online course on organic farming to promote and improve knowledge about agriculture biological. The launch of the online course on organic farming was carried out in virtual mode by the …

ISLAMABAD: Minister of National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam said the national organic farming policy will be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for local people, in addition to ” exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on Tuesday on “Building a political ecosystem …

Sri Lanka found itself in economic crisis as it continued to produce 100% organic food ‘The food crisis in Lanka shows the dangers of organic farming ”. It was the title of a column by Indian economist Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar, published recently in a national daily. Aiyar’s article analyzed the food crisis in Sri Lanka, …

The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, by more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political …