India-Brazil set target of $15 billion trade by 2022

The visit of President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, is a sign of the growing importance of the India – Brazil bilateral partnership said Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, during his address at the inaugural session of the India-Brazil Business Foru...Read more


Raymond’s JK Trust receives grant Rs 4.83 crore to bolster cattle breeds with IVF

JK Trust, promoted by Raymond's CMD, Gautam Hari Singhania, engaged in livestock breed improvement through its pioneering project in embryo transfer with in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), has received a grant of Rs 4.83 crore under the Union government's Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM), as reported by FNB News. In 2014...Read more


AgroSpectrum partnered with Global Biopesticide Summit and Awards 2020 as a Strategic Media Partner

After the success of first Biopesticide Summit & Awards, the executive and steering committee of the Biopesticide Summit is delighted to announced that the second Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Biopesticides ca...Read more


World Record Union felicitate ASCI for maximum assessment of farmers  

  Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) has been recently felicitated by the World Record Union as one of the top 20 record holder achievers for the year 2020 for the incredible record on the theme of "Maximum Number of Farmers assessed on a single day”. Editors of seven countries Record Books have...Read more


Indian start-ups have  immense opportunities  to work in bio-fuel and ethanol production : PM Modi

 Bangalore, January 3, 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said “We must try and change all forms of waste into wealth as soon as possible. We're trying to ensure that by 2022, we reduce the import of crude oil by 10%. There are immense opportunities for start-ups that want to work in bio-fuel ...Read more


Government needs to restructure modalities of pulses value chain: IPGA

  Editorial Excerpts:  .  How does IPGA operate Pulses value chain across the country? India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), is the apex body of India’s pulses and grains industry & trade and its membership encompasses market participants along the value chain. IPGA is a not-for-...Read more


IIT Madras collaborates with Industry to power Thermal Stations with Paddy Straws

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is taking up Academia-Industry collaboration for technology development in thermal power generation using paddy straw as fuel. This will be a major boost to tackle ‘stubble burning,’ which causes soil erosion, kills beneficial soil organisms and emits harmful gases...Read more


IFAD to launch microenterprise project to make farming profitable

      The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh have signed an agreement to launch a project to accelerate inclusive economic growth, sustainably reduce poverty and improve food and nutrition security for 445,000 rural fam...Read more


Amul welcomes India’s decision to opt out of RCEP

  Dairy major Amul thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "protecting 10 crore milk producer families" by opting out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement. "On behalf of 36 lakh milk producers of Gujarat, Amul has thanked the Prime Minister for his exemplary leadership...Read more


India inks Joint Declaration of intent with Germany on agriculture market development

  Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare recently had meeting session with Julia Klockner, Minister of Food & Agriculture, Germany in New Delhi. The Ministers signed a Joint Declaration of Intent between India & Germany on cooperation in agriculture market developmen...Read more


TN becomes first state to enact law on Contract Farming

Tamil Nadu becomes the first State in the country to enact a law on contract farming. President Ram Nath Kovind given assent to the Agricultural Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (Promotion and Facilitation) Act.  The State government said in an official release that the new law would prote...Read more


India to conduct Cotton TAP for 5 African countries

India to conduct Cotton TAP for 5 African countriesUnion Textiles Minister Smriti Irani , at the opening session of World Cotton Day in Geneva said that India will cover five more African nations in the second phase of its cotton Technical Assistance programme (TAP) for the region. Most importantly, India has impl...Read more