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Rainfed Agriculture in India

Rain-dependent areas can be broadly split into two: 'dry lands', which receive less than 750 mm of rain a year; and rainfed areas, which receive more than 750 mm. Comprising arid and semi-arid ecosystems, dry lands stretch from Gujarat in the west till Eastern Madhya Pradesh; and from Rajasthan till the southern tip of India.

Agricultural Biosecurity Bill, 2013

The inflow of pests/diseases of plants and animals into countries through imports is considered one of the biggest threats to diversity, leading to huge economic losses. All of you must know that the weed Parthenium hysterophorous, called Gajar Ghas is a highly prevalent invasive species in India. This species is originally a native to the

National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture

Under the National Action Plan on Climate Change, India has launched a dedicated National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) to define its strategies for climate mitigation and adaptation within the agriculture sector. Emission by Agriculture Sector: Agriculture is responsible for around 14% of global emissions. If the emissions from the agriculture are combined with the

Different Types of Trade Agreements

Two or more nations can go for economic integration by partial or full abolition of tariff and non-tariff barriers taking place among them. The objective of this integration is to increase the combined economic productivity of the countries by economic cooperation, allowing free trade among the firms of them. This leads to welfare of the

National Mission on Food Processing

food processing industry

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs in August 2012 had approved a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme titled "National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP)". This scheme was announced in Union Budget 2012-13. The objective of the scheme is to have a better outreach and to provide more flexibility to suit local needs. The food processing sector

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