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SafalFasal unlocks financial access for 75,000 Indian farmers, aims to repair Coronavirus-hit supply chain

Global digital payment solutions leader BPC and its SME Marketplace, SafalFasal, have supported more than 75,000Covid-hit farmers across India by offering technological and financial solutions to help the farm sector keep food and supply chain rolling, during and after the lockdown phase. The company has successfully extended formal financing to the farming industry by creating an easy credit line via NBFCs.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

SECURING FARMERS WITH TECHNOLOGY: HOW AGRITECH CAN BE A SOLUTION TO FARMERS' PRODUCE-RELATED WOES

Contributing about 15 percent to India’s GDP, the agricultural sector sustains almost half the population of the country.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

ISSUES AND PRIORITIES FOR INDIAN AGRICULTURE

Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy as 60 percent of the population depends directly or indirectly on agriculture.

3 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR OF INDIA

As the world comes to a standstill and public life shuts down across the globe, all have their eyes on the healthcare systems which are buckled under the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

INDUSTRY 4.0 IN AGRICULTURE

At present, the world population is around 7.8 billion and expected to grow up to 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050 and 10.9 billion by 2100.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

AN OVERVIEW OF THE OUTCOMES OF THE G-20 AGRICULTURE MINISTERS' MEETING

The international system works in a collective mechanism on certain issues wherein countries form groups to tackle an emergency or crisis.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

Climate Change And Its Impact On Indian Agriculture

Climate change is caused by a change in the total amount of energy that is kept within the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

Internet Of Things Based Smart Farming: A Revolution On Its Way

In this technological era of smart cities and digitalisation of livelihoods, the primitive method of farming is slowly fading away.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

Covid-19 Impact On The Livelihood Of Small And Marginal Farmers

In India, small and marginal farmers account for 86.2 percent of all farmers (Agriculture census 2015 – 2016) and produce about 60 percent of farm goods.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

Covid-19 Implications For Farmers, African Agriculture And Food Security

How will Africa ensure food security for its millions of poor citizens and smallholder farmers?

4 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2020

“Zero Budget Farming”

- A sustainable farming approach?

4 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
September - October 2019

Rural Management - Providing Opportunities Beyond Agriculture

Agriculture forms the core of employment in rural India however the contribution of the sector to national income has been shrinking over the last few decades.

4 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
September - October 2019

Cassava Starch: Agro Based Functional Foods Sector Holds Ample Opportunities

Cassava starch is obtained from the cassava root, which contains a high amount of nutrients such as carbohydrates, fibers, vitamins, and others.

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Business Of Agriculture
September - October 2019

Sustainably Powering Rural India's Agricultural Sector

Growing up in the 1990s in Kolkata, one thing that was common in the summer was “load-shedding”.

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Business Of Agriculture
September - October 2019

ON ROAD TO NEW INDIA

Agriculture Needs a Paradigm Shift Empowering Marginal Farmers Living in Agriculturally Challenged Areas

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Business Of Agriculture
September - October 2019

Sustainable Farming Through Commercial Aquaponics In India

For a country that is predominantly agrarian – and employing directly and indirectly – over 60 percent of its active working population, the lack of a comprehensive vision and innovation in the agriculture sector is unfortunate.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Rethinking Traditional Indian Farming Approaches

Rethinking traditional indian farming approaches

4 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Patents: Innovation Boosters For Start-ups

India proudly stands as the third largest start-up ecosystem in the world with its vibrant ever-growing entrepreneurial landscape.

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Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Paradigm Shift In Focus Is The Need Of The Hour For Indian Agri-warehousing

Indian Agriculture dwindling with monsoon continues to keep the overall development of the sector in the doldrums.

3 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Agri Technology Is Changing The Agriculture In India

Agriculture has been a vital part of Indian economy for ages and continues to contribute towards the livelihood of the major Indian population.

5 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Tackling Water Scarcity: Drip Irrigation To The Rescue

Water is depleting at a rapid rate across the globe

3 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Agri Financing The Next Era Of Evolution For Agriculture

Timely and adequate availability of finance is a prerequisite for the growth of any sector and agriculture is no exception.

5 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
May-June 2019

Women Farmers: Challenges And Opportunities

According to the United Nations, women comprise approximately 43 percent of the world’s agricultural labour force, but these involvements only give them access to the labouring part not to the decision-making areas like irrigation, land management, and other agricultural cooperatives.

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

From Smart Water Pumps To Drones: Technology Is Changing Indian Farms

Disruptive technologies and innovations in application engineering are fast changing farming practices in India. From preparing the land to sowing to reaping and mentoring of the crop, everything today can be done with the aid of sophisticated technology-driven systems.

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

Unique Ways To Bring Forth New Life On The Plate By Using Live-Microgreens

Though the increase in India’s agricultural productivity can be attributed to the green revolution, India’s tryst with organic farming is centuries old.

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

New Age Technology Boosting Agriculture Industry

Between 1970 and 2010 the world’s population doubled, while the amount of farmland remained the same.

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

Helping The Crop And The Community In Indian Agriculture Through Drone Solutions

The importance of agriculture in India is one of those facts that receives widespread acknowledgement primarily due to the scale of its influence. Over half of the Indian population and almost 3/4th of all households depend on agriculture for their livelihood, and with good reason.

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

Bumper Production Without The Necessary Movement Of Crops Will Not Solve Farmers' Distress

India is one of the foremost countries that can bask in the glory of ‘bumper production’ year after year.

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

Agricultural – Import: A Potential Stumbling Block On Road To Doubling Farm Income And Farmers' Prosperity Scheme

Agricultural Imports in India, particularly food grains where the county happens to be leading producers of cereals like rice, wheat, maize, etc. is like cutting the roots of a tree and pouring water on the canopy!

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Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

Agri-Warehousing: Innovations And Technologies For The Future

In the past few decades, India has made big strides from being the importer of food grains to one of its leading exporters.

4 mins read
Business Of Agriculture
March - April 2019

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