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CSSRI Developed Salt Tolerant Crops Varieties Added 15 million Tonnes Foodgrains in India Food Coffer

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI) is a premier research institute dedicated to pursue interdisciplinary research on salinity/ alkalinity management and use of poor quality irrigation waters in different agro-ecological zones of the country. The Govt. of India constituted an Indo-American Team to assist the Indian Council of Agricultural Research to develop a comprehensive water management …

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Food and Agriculture Organization All Set to Observe World Food Day on 16th October

Rome (ABC Live): The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations all set to observe World Food Day on 16 October, 2013 with theme of “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition” The objectives of World Food Day are to encourage attention to agricultural food production and to stimulate national, bilateral, multilateral and non-governmental efforts to this end; encourage …

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India Foodgrains Need 345 Million Tonnes by 2030

New Delhi (ABC Live): India Foodgrains :The demand for food and processed commodities is increasing due to growing population and rising per capita income. There are projections that demand for foodgrains would increase from 192 million tonnes in 2000 to 345 million tonnes in 2030.Hence in the next 20 years, production of foodgrains needs to be increased at the rate of 5.5 million …

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