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Thanks to crop insurance and climate-smart rice varieties, smallholder farmers in Odisha enjoy some protection from the financial risks posed by extreme weather events.   ...

The Farmer Producer Company has ushered in a new era of farming practices with tangible socio-economic benefits and more, especially for the women farmers. ...

Despite the widespread testing and promotion, alternate wetting and drying (AWD) has not been adopted in the entire country. New research investigates...

It started with five seed minikits in 2013. Today, more than 75% of the farmers in Katindol Village are growing Swarna-Sub1. ...

With her crop surviving nearly two weeks of submergence and recovering from an intense flood,  Mrs. Devi had every reason to smile and be proud of her...

Jagyasini Dharua’s story is one of adversity and optimism, from a struggling farmer to a leader, in a male-dominated sector ...

Access to high-quality seeds and knowledge is helping India’s women farmers find their value and their voice. ...

New investments in rice, whether boosting production or upgrades along the value chain, will have to integrate economic and noneconomic dimensions of...

A women’s self-help group in a small village in Odisha leads the way in innovative learning that could lead to higher benefits and profits for farmers. ...

Can agricultural advisory services provide business opportunities for agro-input dealers? ...