Agriculture

Farmers in Pakistan benefits from new rice-wheat planters

PlanterPakistani farmers have expressed that locally manufactured rice planters are helping them by supporting conservation agriculture, with costs savings and soil and water conservation benefits, in rice-wheat farming rotation that covers more than 2.2mn ha in Pakistan

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Integrated rice-fish farming systems can improve food security in Asia-Pacific

paddy field 1203287 640An FAO regional workshop on innovative integrated agro-aquaculture in Asia explored how fish farming integrated in flooded rice paddy fields help to achieve higher yield and better quality of rice besides producing fish as an additional commodity

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BRICS meeting discusses agricultural development to eradicate poverty and hunger

BRICSThe 7th meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture in China focused on the agrarian development and to take leading role in creating innovation to develop the agricultural sector, with an aim to meet the international goal of hunger and poverty eradication

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Philips Lighting enact the largest LED horticultural lighting project in the world

PhilipsLightingAgro InvestCheLED grow lights will illuminate greenhouses occupying an area the size of 40 football pitches

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FAO’s new guidelines addresses global climate change issues

FAO LAOFAO has issued guidelines for the agricultural sector to contribute to climate change adaptation and mitigation to achieve sustainable development goals

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