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Indian to head Monterey policy institute

An expert in international and development economics has been appointed president of the prestigious California-based Monterey Institute of International Studies.As president of the institute,......

'Ayurveda is medicine with intelligence, modern medicine is like a bullet'

‘As such classical Ayurveda is shrinking. Not because people don’t want it but because it is not properly placed in the public mind.’ ‘Health is more and more becoming a......

'Red Austin knew more about the Constitution than most Indians'

'His death leaves a void in the hearts of all those who care about India and its great experiment with rule by the people.' 'He was one of the last of the generation of American scholars on India......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

New climate change report reinforces urgent need for action

Uttarakhand was a tragedy that none of us will forget. As experts analysed the tragedy, it became clear that the disaster was more man made. The intergovernmental panel on climate change in its......

Hunger index: Even Bangladesh overtakes India!

Despite steady economic growth and robust social sector spending, India's performance in the International Food Policy Research Institute's Global Hunger Index this year lags those of its......

AP, Punjab may use US body for farm research

Andhra Pradesh and Punjab are looking at initiating contract research programmes with the International Food Policy and Research Institute based in Washington DC, USA, to fill the gaps in......

IIFCO ranked 1st among world's largest agri cooperatives

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IIFCO) has been ranked first among the world’s 30 largest cooperatives in agriculture and food industry by turnover on GDP per capita. According......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

This man will help Modi govt to transform Indian businesses

Adil Zainulbhai. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, McKinsey Adil Zainulbhai may have retired as the chairman of McKinsey India in 2012 but his life seems to be only gathering pace. For starters, the......

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Q. There was much hype about a second green revolution. What happened to it? Your views?
:  A. At the International Rice Research Institute in Philippines, former Indian President, A.P.J.Kalam had suggested a second green revolution in India...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-was-much-hype-about-a-second-green-revolution.-what-ha//answers/17638381

Good Citizen
Q. Per capita food consumption of world population is as follow:-1964-66 ---------->2358 kcal/capita/day1974-76 ------------> 2435 kcal/capita/day1984-86 -------------> 2655 kcal/capita/day1997-99 -------------> 2803 kcal/capita/day2015 ---------> 2940 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)2030 ----------> 3050 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)What does this imply?(All data are adapted from FAO Yearly Journal.)
Good Citizen:  A. A recent comprehensive assessment of the impact of climate change on agriculture, made by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI),...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/per-capita-food-consumption-of-world-population-is-as-follow/17636295/answers/16757663

Sweet Tamarind
Q. The Cultivation of food grains is year by year is in decreasing will it affect to future economy?
Sweet Tamarind:  A. Though the climate change has begun to create problems for food production all over the world, but the developing countries, especially of South...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-cultivation-of-food-grains-is-year-by-year-is-in-decreas/16757546/answers/16756214

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Philippines Congress commends Dr William Dar

39) Dr Dar receiving the commendation from Deputy Speaker Carlos Padilla (2 nd from left) With them are Nueva Vizcaya Governor Ruth Padilla (1 st... ...

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MAKE IN INDIA A golden chance to unleash the new potential of Indian Food Processing Industry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India campaign to revive manufacturing will become a success only if the government manages to convince... ...

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In Myanmar's Black Areas, civilians find themselves in the army's sights

Government's military strategy in Kachin state draws from decades-old policies targeting the innocent. People displaced by fighting in northern... ...

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FAO to cereal-based farming systems

Cereal-based farming systems must join the transition to sustainable agriculture if they are to meet the unprecedented demand for maize, rice and... ...

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