Global table grape exports expected to hit record high in 2020/21 season

Like the rest of the global agricultural sector, the table grape industry has had to face a variety of challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic this past year, including soaring freight costs, labour shortfalls, worldwide shipping delays and refrigerated container … Continue reading Global table grape exports expected to hit record high in 2020/21 season

Modi govt allocated 438% more budget towards agriculture sector compared to UPA, says Giriraj Singh

Union minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday said the budgetary allocation made by the Modi government for the agriculture sector during 2014-2020 was 438 per cent more than what it was during the previous UPA rule. He also accused the Leftists … Continue reading Modi govt allocated 438% more budget towards agriculture sector compared to UPA, says Giriraj Singh

Indian farmers to continue protests despite court suspending new agriculture laws

Tens of thousands of farmers in New Delhi, India to continue their protests against India’s new farming laws until they are repealed, rejecting the top court’s decision to keep them in abeyance and adding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s woes. … Continue reading Indian farmers to continue protests despite court suspending new agriculture laws

A 46-year-old farmer from Akpafu Odomi in Oti Region receives Game Changers Women in Agriculture Award

A 46-year-old farmer from Akpafu Odomi in the Oti region, Ms. Janet Adade, has received the 2020 “Game Changers – Women in Agriculture” award. Janet, the only Ghanaian, and six others from Togo, India, Benin and South Sudan have been … Continue reading A 46-year-old farmer from Akpafu Odomi in Oti Region receives Game Changers Women in Agriculture Award