Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is unquestionably the largest livelihood provider in India, more so in the vast rural areas. It also contributes a significant figure to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Sustainable agriculture, in terms of food security, rural employment, and environmentally sustainable technologies such as soil conservation, sustainable natural resource management and biodiversity protection, are essential for holistic rural development. Indian agriculture and allied activities have witnessed a green revolution, a white revolution, a yellow revolution and a blue revolution.
This section provides the information on agriculture produces; machineries, research etc. Detailed information on the government policies, schemes, agriculture loans, market prices, animal husbandry, fisheries, horticulture, loans & credit, sericulture etc. is also available.
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1. Reduce farmer subsidies in the industrialized G8 nations.
2. Encourage livestock owners to adopt systems that improve productivity and reduce pressure to destroy native forests.
3. Natural and national borders are no longer effective barriers to the spread of unwanted pests.
4. Buy sustainably harvested coffees and help poor farmers.
5. Our forests can’t satisfy the increasing demand for wood and energy.
6. The import and export regulations on meat can’t be strict and severe enough.
7. Vivisection is wrong, or is it a nessary evil?
8. Most of the time pesticides can be replaced by alternative biological forms of pest control: