Wheat Current Affairs, GK & News

Third Advance Estimates for Production of Major Crops 2021-22

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the third advance estimate of the production of major agricultural crops for 2021-22. What do the advance estimates say? The food grains production in the country has been estimated at 314.51 million tonnes which is a record high and is higher by 3.77 million tonnes ..

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Ban of Wheat Exports

On 14th May 2022, India banned wheat exports with some exceptions. This announcement came days after the central government had announced that this year record shipments of wheat are being targeted. this year. Why was this decision taken? This decision was taken by the government as scorching heatwaves in the country’s northern parts have curtailed ..

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WFP- India Talks on procurement of wheat

The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) is in discussions with India on the procurement of Indian wheat. Why World Food Programme (WFP) wants to procure wheat from India? This is because many countries all over the world are facing food security challenges due to the supply chain disruptions caused by the Russia-Ukraine war. How ..

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India: New Wheat Supplier of Egypt

Egypt, the world’s largest importer of wheat from Ukraine and Russia, has given approval to India as one of its wheat suppliers. India will be supplying around one million tonnes of wheat, of which in April 2,40,000 tonnes will be shipped. In a year, Egypt purchases 11 to 12 million tonnes of wheat from Ukraine, ..

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India’s Agriculture Exports in 2021-22

For FY 2021-22, the exports of agricultural products, including plantation and marine products of India have touched a record USD 50 billion. This is a 20 per cent increase from last year. Overview: This growth in export has been achieved due to a surge in shipments of marine products, rice, buffalo meat, sugar, wheat, and ..

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