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M. S. Swaminathan to be honoured with ICFA’s first-ever World Agriculture Prize

Agricultural scientist Prof. M.S. Swaminathan will be honoured with the ICFA’s first-ever World Agriculture Prize for his basic and applied research in genetics, cytogenetics, radiation and chemical mutagenesis, food and biodiversity conservation. The Agriculture prize will be launched with a special session, named “Swaminathan Global Dialogue on Climate Change and Food Security” on Oct 26, ..

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao selected for prestigious National Agriculture Leadership Award-2017

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has been selected for the prestigious National Agriculture Leadership Award-2017 by the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) under the chairmanship of well known agriculture scientist Prof MS Swaminathan. Rao. The Chief Minister has been selected for the award for his innovative services rendered to the welfare of ..

Scientist Daniel Hillel bags World Food Prize 2012

Israeli scientist Daniel Hillel bagged World Food Prize 2012. His work and motivation has contributed in bridging the divisions and spreading peace and understanding in the Middle East by enhancing a breakthrough achievement. His work is relevant for agriculture-dominated economies.He conceived and implemented the method of micro-irrigation, which maximizes the efficaciousness of water usage in ..