Marginal farmers have less than one hectare of land and small farmers have more than one-hectare land but less than two hectares of land. The national lockdown was announced by honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi by 21 days from 25 March 2020 to 14 April 2020 and followed by 19 and 14-days respectively, lockdown extended until 17 may 2020 to stop the spread of the coronavirus. This lockdown period has severely affected the lives and livelihoods of farmers.
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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.
Covid-19 Implications For Farmers, African Agriculture And Food Security
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Covid-19 Impact On The Livelihood Of Small And Marginal Farmers
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Climate Change And Its Impact On Indian Agriculture
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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.
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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Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy as 60 percent of the population depends directly or indirectly on agriculture.
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The international system works in a collective mechanism on certain issues wherein countries form groups to tackle an emergency or crisis.
A Climate To Fear
Central America’s subsistence farmers are fleeing increasingly severe droughts and storms
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After decades of discriminating against Black farmers and ignoring their complaints, the USDA is promising to do better. Again.
Black Land Matters
After a century of dispossession, young Black farmers are restoring their rightful place in American agriculture.
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Improving soil health is an overlooked key for nutrient-dense food and a healthier planet. We can support farming that has this focus through the products we purchase.
A Good Egg
For building a kinder, more sustainable hen-laying ecosystem.
Smart Farming: The Growing Role of Precision Agriculture and Biotech
Efficiency and sustainabiility go hand-in-hand, with an added bonus: farmers improve crop yields
Welcome to Wonderlland
Page Pardo left a career in law to live the rustic life with 200 animals.
Annie's Bets the Farm
To help save the planet, the General Mills subsidiary is leading the industry toward regenerative agriculture.
Field of Dreams
An ambitious startup wants to pay farmers to store carbon. Is this the answer to climate change or just an illusion?