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Prabodh Krishna

The author is correspondent with BW Businessworld

Latest Articles By Prabodh Krishna

Craze Of Non-Veg Food Behind The Bio-Diversity Loss Of Most Vulnerable Areas, Says WWF

Prabodh Krishna

The real reason behind the falling population of cattle appears to be the result of the rise in demand for meat in the world. We must keep in mind that India is the biggest supplier of buffalo meat. A section of economists is busy calculating the scale of economy achieved by India’s poultry giant ‘godrej agrovet’ which may have raised upto Rs 1158 crore through its IPO

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Canteen Stores Department to Go Online By Diwali

Prabodh Krishna

CSD, which has always been the centre of criticism for alleged restriction on products, is expanding its depots

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Farm Growth Needs To Be Concomitant With Water Conservation Techniques

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India’s per capita use of water will increase from 99 litres per day now to 167 litres per day by 2050. The per capita consumption of water in the United States, on the contrary, will reduce from 587 litres to 484 litres per day in 2050

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India’s Almond Production Projected 9% Lower, Says USDA

Prabodh Krishna

Ample production and a strong rupee relative to the US dollar have driven average almond prices in India down by about 30 per cent in the Year 2016-17; these conditions are expected to remain constant through the festive season

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Direct Benefit Transfer in Fertilizer Is A Welcome Move, Yara Fertilizers India Pvt Ltd

Prabodh Krishna

Fertilizers are believed to be the backbone when it comes to the involvement of chemical industry in the agriculture activities of India. Post Neem coating of Urea, black marketing has been put to a halt and steps taken to make its reach to the farmers more efficient, but still remains a plenty to do in this segment. Yara International is a Norwegian fertiliser conglomerate, which had started its India operations in 2011. They are the one who is planning to take over Tata chemicals Babrala urea plant and its distribution on a debt and cash free basis for a staggering USD 400 million. BW Businessworld in an exclusive interview speaks with Sanjiv Kanwar, Sr. VP, Yara Fertilisers India Pvt Ltd, on a range of issues related to the industry.

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The Tale of North Indian Opium Cultivators

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Without the licence to cultivate opium, the farmers would struggle to make ends meet. Since their land holdings are too small to raise cash crops, opium cultivation supplements their meagre incomes

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E-Commerce In Agriculture Marketing- A New Frontier

Prabodh Krishna

As per a report by Euromonitor, per capita spending on Internet retailing doubled between the year 2013 and 2014. This process had repeated itself once again in the year 2014 to 2016, where it started from Rs 508 and reached up to Rs 1117

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Drug Trafficking Over Internet Has Increased 50% in Past Two Years

Prabodh Krishna

The increase in the number of opiates users has been identified in the UN world drug report of 2017, where 18 million as compared to 17.7 million users of 2015 had started using opiates for addiction

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Migration & Feminisation in Global Agriculture – A United Nations Perspective

Prabodh Krishna

The share of international migrants in destination countries is increasing – especially in high-income countries – and has started posing social challenges as migrants are often perceived as competitors for jobs and threat to wage levels

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Indians Are Not yet Willing To Pay For Premium Organic Food, ICRIER Study

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) does not have a proper guideline for organic products imports. This makes organic imports often imported in India as conventional products. There is uncertainty in India, related to labelling and standard of the products

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