Good news: Percent of protected land has increased by more than 30 percent over last 18 years .

Bad News: Land degradation is affecting one fifth of the earth’s land area and the lives of 1 billion people. Reduction in biodiversity is at its lowest . Number of species getting extinct each year are increasing.

24 known species declared extinct in 2019.

PM Modi launches financing facility of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

Farmer Bill Here comes the largest financial boost to farmers in India . Farmers would now be part of the ‘market-mechanism’. Their produce will be traded in the market, the way the manufactured products from industries are sold. Those serve the food, are now served with ‘capital’ and provided the clients so that Agriculture become …

PM-KISAN has been successful in its objective to provide financial support to farmers without any involvement of middlemen.

We hear subsidies and financial help to auto, aviation and service industries. Here is the largest financial boost to farmers . They would now be part of the market. Their produce will be traded in the market the way industries’ manufactured products are sold. Those serve the food, are now served with capital . It’s …

National Agroforestry Policy

In 2014 India became the first country to adopt a national agroforestry policy. The Government of India announced this policy in order to resolve the bottlenecks that had emerged at the interface of existing policies for agriculture, forestry, water and environment, recognizing that land use by its very nature must be integrative. This working paper …