NCDC secures Rs 600 Cr loan from Deustsche Bank  

The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) has secured Rs 600 crore loan from Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest bank, for onward lending to cooperatives in the country. An agreement was inked between NCDC and the German Bank in this regard in presence of the Union Agriculture Minister, Narendra S...Read more

NCDEX recognises Findoc Commodities with Krishi Award 2021

 The National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX), the only commodity exchange in the country promoted by national level institutions, has awarded Findoc Commodities with Krishi Pragati Awards 2021.  Findoc commodities focus primarily on derivatives and commodities trading in Agri Commo...Read more

BharatAgri raises $2 Mn in fresh funding round

Agtech start-up LeanCrop Technology Solution Pvt Ltd (BharatAgri) has raised US$ 2 million in pre-Series A funding from 021 Capital and India Quotient. “This round of funding will be used to further enhance product features and scale up operations to newer states in India. Our unique product offering has bee...Read more

ICAR signs MoU with NABARD to promote sustainable agriculture

Government's agriculture research body, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) recently signed a deal with the National Board of Agriculture & Rural Development or NABARD for taking up site-specific transfer of farm technologies in India.  According to a statement, the aim is to facilitate resear...Read more

IFAD to invest US$ 30 million in Samoa for Small scale farming

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Samoa have signed a financing agreement to significantly increase agricultural production and incomes for 25,000 smallholder farmer and fisher families, and to help protect against natural disasters on Samoa’s Savai’i and Upolu islands. The...Read more