agricultural economist

Improved technology a must to feed world’s projected 9 billion people by 2050

March 7th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A top agricultural economist has determined that technology that can enhance food production will be a significant asset, in order to feed a world population projected to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming both bane and boon for world’s poor

February 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Stanford University, US, has determined that global warming may have an adverse impact on food prices and hunger in poor populations of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scanty rains ring alarm bells in Agra

July 9th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 9 (IANS) Poor agricultural yields, high irrigation costs and exorbitant prices of essential commodities - all this and more are causing alarm bells to ring as parts of western Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists warn of pitfalls of biofuels use

October 4th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) As biofuels from grasses, crop residues and inedible plant parts have the potential to be more efficient and eco-friendly than grain-based biofuels like corn ethanol, more research is ... Read more...

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Prince Charles ignorant about Green Revolution, say intellectuals

August 18th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Agricultural scientists, economists and activists have criticised Prince Charles for trying to undermine India's Green Revolution and asserted that the agri-movement saved scores ... Read more...

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Rural jobs scheme creating labour shortage in Agra

July 21st, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 21 (IANS) The rural employment scheme is certainly picking up steam in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, if the labour shortage for construction and industrial work in Agra ... Read more...

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‘Indian farm women work more but earn less’

June 1st, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 1 (IANS) Indian women work more but earn less than men, says an eminent agricultural economist. In his latest book he shows how women continue to get a ... Read more...

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Gap between suffering and shining India increases: Swaminathan

March 7th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The disparity in the country's growth was alarming and the chasm between shining and suffering India was getting bigger, India's leading agricultural economist has warned. "A certain ... Read more...

Posted in Business |