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Editorial – Agriculture watch -Organic Agriculture Prospects and Potential – Most Comprehensive Editorial on Organic farming !!!

2017-01-31T03:36:03+00:00

Ardent promoters of organic farming consider that present day organic agriculture, which is a mix of traditional wisdom and modern science, can herald the complete development of rural areas, especially in developing countries like India where the large chunk of farmers are small, with minimal resources and limited access to water. As per the International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) “Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people; combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved”. Organic [...]

Editorial – Agriculture watch -Organic Agriculture Prospects and Potential – Most Comprehensive Editorial on Organic farming !!!2017-01-31T03:36:03+00:00

Editorial – Policy Watch – Natural Gas For Fertiliser: Development Imperatives !!!

2017-01-31T03:36:16+00:00

India’s massive demand for natural gas is a result of its easy substitution of liquid fuels such as naphtha, fuel oil, diesel etc. India at present is producing less than 100 million standard cubic meter per day (MMSCMD) and another 50 MMSCMD is imported as liquefied natural gas (LNG) (Fertiliser Statistics, 2011-12, Fertiliser Association of India). As natural gas has competing demands from different sectors of the economy for adequate energy—being a clean fuel, requiring less investment and yielding a number of industrial products, it can easily record an additional usage of 100 MMSCMD or more in the near future. [...]

Editorial – Policy Watch – Natural Gas For Fertiliser: Development Imperatives !!!2017-01-31T03:36:16+00:00