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    How Can the Tribal Woman be Empowered?

    Despite challenges, the tribal women exhibit resilience and agency in contributing to their households' economies. Targeted interventions, including education, skill development, and collective action,...

    27 Per Cent Jump in Crop Insurance Enrolment

    The crop insurance scheme is voluntary for all farmers. The government has mandated a compulsory use of at least 0.5 per cent of the...

    Innovation ‘Imperative’ for Securing Rice Production

    Genetic innovations and AI-driven tech can help mitigate climate risks for rice, says the International Rice Research Institute’s incoming chief. By Neena Bhandari Innovations in rice...

    Global Environment Facility Approves New FAO-led Initiatives Worth $2.9 Billion. 46 Countries, Including India, Targeted

    The Food Systems Integrated Program (FSIP), co-led with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will direct $252 million in project financing and $2.2 billion...

    Hit by Climate Change, Authorities Seek to Improve Saffron Yields in Kashmir

    Saffron farmers, who grow the “king of spices” in fields sprawling across several thousand hectares, mainly in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, have been complaining...

    Framework for Voluntary Carbon Market in Agriculture Sector Launched

    An accreditation protocol for agroforestry nurseries was also launched. Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda said that the focus will be on solutions as well...

    Investment Forum for Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems in India Launched

    A joint initiative of NITI Aayog, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare and FAO, the initiative aims to develop an investment and partnership strategy...

    Tripartite MoU for AI in Farming Between Government and Wadhwani Foundation

    A significant milestone is the development of 'Kisan e-Mitra,' an AI-powered chatbot addressing farmers' queries about the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme. This comprehensive...

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    What Ails the Enrolment and Distribution of Ayushman Bharat Cards?

    A person named "Poonam Kumari" in Hindi script might be registered as "Punam Kumari" in Roman script (English). Such...

    UN Staff Warned Against Public Comments on the Devastating Conflict in Gaza

    As international civil servants, UN staffers are not expected to participate in political protests and demonstrations or express political...

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