Technology is coming to the rescue of humans to fight the new food security challenges we face.
Telangana Must Drop The Silly Idea Of Telling Farmers What To Crops To Grow And When
Good intentioned government intervention in the markets by licensing of production, has always resulted in long term damage. All that it has done is to create unwanted market distortions and crony economies.
Is DSR Rice Safer Than Regular Rice, Or Is It Just Easier To Cultivate?
DSR (Direct Seeding of Rice) rice is a new technology that combines a chemical herbicide to kill weeds and the direct planting of rice seeds.
The Government Is Encouraging Rural Youth To Stay In Their Villages. This Is A Bad Idea!
I believe that the government policy approach to enhance farm incomes and decongest cities is doomed to fail. Ila Patnaik and Radhika Pandey write that the government is encouraging rural youth to stay in the villages.
When it Comes To the Ganga, Looks ARE Deceiving
It appears that the Ganga only looks cleaner, but is not actually much cleaner during the lockdown. Industrial waste discolors the water, but domestic sewage is the major pollutant, and it has not come down at all.