Zero Budget Natural Farming Current Affairs, GK & News
Zero budget farming was mooted as a key strategy of the government in the budget to accomplish the goal of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022. What is zero budget farming? Zero Budget Farming is a farming practice propounded by Padma Shri awardee Subhash Palekar of Amravati in Maharashtra and he prefers to call ‘Zero ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address on November 19, 2021 announced that, central government will repeal all the three farm laws. Highlights He also requested farmers who are protesting, to return back to their homes. The decision to repeal the farm laws was taken one year after farmers started their protest against it, across the country. ..
On January 9, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government signed Memorandum of Understanding with a German firm to implement Zero Budget Natural Farming in the state. Highlights The state Government will take a loan of Rs 1015 crores to spend towards climate resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming. The project aims to cover 2.39 lakh farmers in ..
The SEED awards are granted to organizations working towards achieving sustainable development goals (SDG). The 2019 SEED awards included SEED Low carbon, SEED South Africa Climate Adaptation, SEED Africa Awards and SEED Gender Equality Awards. 14 finalists from Asian and African countries were awarded for their works towards achieving SDGs. The SEED was founded by ..
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Around 2,209 panchayats were brought under natural farming under Prakritik Kheti Khushshal Kissan Yojana. The State is promoting Organic and Zero Budget Naturna Farming under the scheme. Features Under the scheme, a target of 50,000 farmers have been set for the year 2019. So far 20,579 farmers have been trained. Out of this, 15,391 are ..
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Himachal Pradesh Government has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming. It was launched by Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur. The project aims to increase agriculture produce and the income of farmers by the year 2022. Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) ZBNF is set of natural farming methods where cost of ..