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How Green Will Be Our Valley?

Not a crystal ball, but projections peg a 5.6% growth in agriculture that could by 2047 push India’s GDP up to 10.4% and transport the farming community to Utopia

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India Coffee Output Could Hit 8-Year Low On Weaker Rainfall, Pest Attack

The South Asian country, famous as a tea producer, is also the world's No.6 coffee grower, mainly churning out the robusta beans used to make instant coffee, but also producing some of the more expensive arabica variety

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Key Focus Areas For Indian Agriculture Sector

It is important to mention here the key areas which are and can further help Indian agriculture to grow and achieve the estimated figures

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USDA Estimates For FY18 Made Public, India Has Maintained Its Pace

With the various projections indicating policy decision by government to restrict imports, a better consumption and market strengthening is very much on cards

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India’s Agrarian Growth On 70th Independence: A Preview

Union government had drafted a new Agriculture Production and Livestock Marketing Act which has been said to remove flaws of APMC act and agriculture may soon be given industry status

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India Raises Vegetable Oil Import Taxes To Protect Farmers

New Delhi doubled the import tax on crude palm oils to 15 percent and raised the import tax on refined palm oils to 25 percent, increasing the differential in duty by 10 percentage points to encourage local processing

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Agriculture Marketing Reforms: Why APLM Act May Become Future

A former chairman of committee for agricultural cost and prices said that ‘response to the implementation of the model APMC act was not very enthusiastic’

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Agricultural Exports Decline To $33.87 Billion in FY17

Import of agricultural commodities (including plantation and marine products) in 2016-17 rose to $25.09 billion from $15.03 billion in 2013-14

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Government Sets National Goal Of 300 Million Ton Milk Production By 2024

India ranks first in milk production, achieving an annual output of 155.48 million tons during 2015-16 accounting for 19 per cent of world production, said Ministry of Agriculture in a statement

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Why Indian Agriculture Is Not On Permanent Decline

Indian's agriculture ranks second in the world agricultural production” says food and agriculture organisation of United Nations and yet there are continuous reports of agriculture being on permanent decline

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Indian Farm Mechanisation Firm EM3 AgriServices Raises $10 Million

At a time when Indian agriculture is seeking structural solutions, marquee investors believe that addressing key fundamental aspects will allow the country to usher in the next green revolution

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India Rice Shipments Slow As Stronger Rupee Lifts Export Prices

Lower shipments from the world's biggest rice exporter will give rivals Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia a chance to raise their share of the global market

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‘We Need To Ensure Farmers Have Access To Water And They Use It Efficiently’

Government can only solve the serious water problem with the active and enthusiastic participation of the private sector and civil society

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