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Consortium Approach for Improving Dairy Productivity and Resource Use Efficiency

A consortium approach of different partners can revolutionize dairy sector in India through promoting scientific dairy development activities and resource use efficiency. In this Good Practice Note, Drs. Prakashkumar Rathod, Sreenath Dixit, Kaushal Garg and Raviraj Jadhav share their experiences of improving the livelihood of farmers through multiple technical interventions […]

Locust Swarm and its Management

What are locusts? Locusts are short-horned grasshoppers in the family Acrididae that have a swarming phase. There are 19 locust species in the world and among them the desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is the most dangerous. These insects are usually solitary, but under certain circumstances they become more abundant and […]

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Supporting Chilli Farmers to Cope with COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: A Case from the Tribal areas of Palghar, Maharashtra

While forming farmers’ collectives to promote the most relevant technologies and to engage in collective marketing are important, farmers do need immediate support for marketing their produce during pandemics and disasters. Providing such support is critical to ensure sustainability of such initiatives, and is also a moral responsibility for change […]