Govt sets up ‘war room’ on movement of fertilisers

What is the News? The Department of Fertilizers under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers has set up a war room on the movement of fertilizers. What is the issue? The international prices of fertilisers and inputs have increased to their highest since 2008-09. Due to this, there is an unprecedented shortage of fertilisers both… Continue reading Govt sets up ‘war room’ on movement of fertilisers

Our farm income and nutrition challenge amid climate change

Synopsis: Need and ways to scale up sustainable agriculture’ practices (SAP’s). Introduction The global climate change negotiations at ‘CoP-26’ of ‘UNFCCC’ is scheduled for last October. It is in this context, the role of agriculture in environmental degradation and vulnerability of farmers needs to be seen. What are the vulnerabilities of Indian farmers due to climate… Continue reading Our farm income and nutrition challenge amid climate change