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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,......

'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......

PM's full I-Day speech: We have envisioned a prosperous India

We present Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s full speech as he addressed the country on the occasion of 67th Independence Day, from Red Fort, Delhi. My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters......

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......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

Budget: Experts seek higher farm investment, market reforms

Agriculture experts on Thursday asked the government to boost investment in the sector, upgrade farm technologies and issue bonds to fund incomplete irrigation projects, besides focusing on market......

India among 25 countries where many go to bed hungry

Although there has been a decline in people going to bed hungry since 1990, still more than 870 million go without food around the world. Let's take a look at some countries, including India, that......

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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

  Web results for International Food Policy Research Institute
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The Society for Technology Management Annual summit 2014 was successfully concluded in Hyderabad. The two day long summit held on 19-20 August for... ...

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Key indices slide on caution ahead of Fed minutes

Key benchmark indices dropped as caution prevailed ahead of the release of minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest meeting. The barometer... ...

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Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in July--Update

By Nick Timiraos WASHINGTON--Consumer prices advanced in July at their slowest pace since February, a sign of muted inflation pressure that could... ...

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Three reasons why rising food prices could be here to stay

MUMBAI: None of the standard explanations quite explain the rise in food prices India has seen: pronounced since 2006 and alarming after 2010.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Three-reasons-why-rising-food-prices-could-be-here-to-stay/articleshow/40387597.cms

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