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To Ban Or Not To Ban

Rise in illicit cigarette trade and losses to tobacco farmers have led to a high decibel demand for a complete ban on FDI in the tobacco sector

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The Next Decade And New Agriculture

A new awakening will pitch the condemning of ‘drudgery-based’ farm operations and pave the way for information and intelligence-based farm engagement

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The Digitised Farm Of The Very Near Future

Governments will roll out subsidy programmes and provide farmers with better access to credit and insurance, based on regional crop analytics

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We Will See Drought & Flood Resistant Seeds

Every spoke in this wheel has to work together to produce more efficiently, move more efficiently and consume more efficiently. Only then can we hope to create a sustainable global food balance in the future

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Water Water Nowhere, Not A Drop to Drink

Several Expert Group reports are with the government and there is an urgent need to build a consensus on water policies

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Technology And The Future Of Indian Agriculture

The need for programmes like MGNREGA will be intense with the present trends of casualisation of the labour force increasing. This will be a very cruel process of economic transformation

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The Technology Driven Farmer

The advent of data analytical tools and the Internet of Things in the Indian countryside spells higher yields from the land and a future free of hunger

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Job Security Drives Millenials Away From Agricutural Jobs

There was a 25 percent drop in job searches related to agriculture per week during the calendar year 2017

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Ailing Agriculture Gets Remedies

The budget addresses some of the ‘hotspots’ in the field of farming

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Agriculture: Rained Manna

Union Budget FY19 will always have a special meaning for the farming community

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Remedies And Response To Ailing Agriculture In The Union Budget 2018

The Budget addresses some of the "hotspots" in the field of farming, the most important being the management of the monsoon and the market

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Women Employment Levels Fall Sharply In A Decade: Report

A slightly higher percentage of women (10 percent) than men (8 percent) are employed in a professional, technical, administrative, or managerial occupations. However interestingly, 11 percent of the women worked as self employed in the past year

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Union Budget 2018: Appease The Angry Farmer

Technology input, interministerial coordination and inclusive approach are the need of the hour, say panellists on the BW Businessworld budget roundtable on Agriculture

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