How to meet growing global demand for food?

Conventional plant breeding techniques have significantly increased crop productivity and yield; however, new approaches are required to further improve crop production in order to meet the growing global demand for food. Continue Reading

Three Chennaiites teach agriculture to youngsters at Farm Shiksha

The lack of knowledge is reflected in the career choices that children make. To bridge the gap, three Chennaiites – Ramkumar, Aditya Ramkumar and Ashwin – have come up with ‘Farm Shiksha’, an initiative that teaches the totality of farming. Continue Reading