WAP organizes veterinary drive for animals affected by floods

International animal welfare organization World Animal Protection, along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Veterinary Emergency Response Unit (VERU) East Zone, Department of Animal Husbandry, Assam, West Assam Milk Producers Cooperative Union Limited (WAMUL) and local communities is organizing mob...Read more

Global aeroponics industry to hit $3.53 billion by 2026: Report

 Global aeroponics industry was estimated at $578.7 million in 2018 and is expected to grow to $3.53 billion by 2026, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 25.6 percent from 2019 to 2026. This estimation is as per a report entitled ‘Aeroponics Market by Application (Indoor Farming and Outd...Read more

Russia to hold annual international agricultural trade show in Nov, 2020

Russia’s annual agricultural trade show ‘YugAgro’ will be held this year between November 24-27 in Krasnodar in southern Russia. The event showcases over 710 Russian and international exhibitors, representing companies working in the field of agricultural machinery, equipment and materials for cr...Read more

Amul makes it to Rabobank’s Global Top 20 list

Dutch multinational company Rabobank’s annual listing of the Global Dairy Top 20 companies by turnover highlights the strategic movements within one of the world’s most valuable food sectors. Amul, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), has become the first Indian dairy firm to make a ...Read more

Global seed treatment market to reach $15. 2 B by 2027

Reportlinker.com has recently announced the release of the report ‘Global Seed Treatment Industry’- 2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 9.4% over the period 2020-2027. Seed protection, one of the segments analyzed in the report is projected to record 8.8% CAGR and reach US$10.5 billion by the end o...Read more

Asia Fruit Logistica to hold virtually in November 2020  

    Asia Fruit Logistica will not be held in physical form this year. Instead, the organization is moving to a new digital format in November 2020. It will be called Asia Fruit Logistica ON and it aims to give the thousands of exhibitors and visitors that would normally attend in physical form a platfo...Read more

India on guard against suspected seed terrorism

Just when the world is trying to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, another ‘bioterrorism’ scare in the form of seeds is doing the rounds in recent weeks in the US and Canada. Across the 50 states, Americans have been receiving unsolicited seed packets in the recent couple of weeks which have been mislabel...Read more

ICAR- NAIMCC receives IDA status from WIPO Geneva

The National Agriculturally Important Microbial Culture Collection (NAIMCC), a unit of the ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (ICAR-NBAIM), Maunath Bhanjan, Uttar Pradesh under the aegis of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research & Department of Agricultural Research and Educati...Read more

Agri Ministry to collaborate with World Bank to bring rugged land under agriculture  

   Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar recently held a meeting through video conference to deliberate with the representatives of World Bank, senior officers of the Department of Agriculture, Madhya Pradesh, scientists, ...Read more

FAO introduces geospatial platform for agriculture sector

Hand-in-Hand geospatial platform, a tool to create more resilient food systems post COVID-19 with a large and rich set of data on food, agriculture, socioeconomics and natural resources has been launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The tool has been created for data-drive...Read more

HIL, India supplies 20.60 MT of DDT to South Africa

Hindustan Insecticides Limited, (HIL), India has supplied 20.60 Metric tonne of DDT 75 % WP to South Africa for their Malaria control program on July 20, 2020. HIL, India is  a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and the sole manufacturer of DDT globally.  The Department of Health, South...Read more

Africa’s livestock sector unsustainable: Malabo report

The Malabo Montpellier Panel has concluded in its report that Africa will be unable to meet demand for meat and milk by 2050 and benefit from growth in the livestock sector unless countries adopt new policies and methods. Meat consumption per capita across Africa is expected to increase from 19 kg to 26 kg p...Read more