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FAO unveils Global Action on One Country One Priority Product (OCOP) country projects

FAO unveils Global Action on One Country One Priority Product (OCOP) country projects

OCOP’s unique business model aims to help smallholder farmers increase their food production in a sustainable way A key initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) to help countries promote their distinctive food

Food
Vecan Foods joins cohort of ‘smart protein’ startups with unique offerings

Vecan Foods joins cohort of ‘smart protein’ startups with unique offerings

Consciously crafted plant-based meals, wholesome, convenient, and healthy - all in one With ‘healthy alternatives’ feeling like they involve a sacrifice, people are often unwilling to give up beloved flavours and indulgences, and as a

Global
New cellular agri consortium to develop foods of the future

New cellular agri consortium to develop foods of the future

Startups and academic labs have begun to produce cultivated meat grown from cells to replicate lamb, pork, fish and chicken, but the field of cellular agriculture is still very young The Tufts University Center for Cellular

Events
Policymakers looking for new ways to reorganise food supply chains: WUWM Conference 2022

Policymakers looking for new ways to reorganise food supply chains: WUWM Conference 2022

Innovative food systems key to tackling global food crisis, say experts The World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) Conference 2022, which will be held in the Middle East for the first time in October, will

Policy
DA&FW and NAFED ink MoU to promote millets

DA&FW and NAFED ink MoU to promote millets

With the objective to boost International Year of Millets (IYOM)-2023 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (DA&FW) and the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of

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Synthetic Biology: Changing the Way You Grow and Eat Your Food!

Synthetic Biology: Changing the Way You Grow and Eat Your Food!

Suraj Nair, Lead (TechSprouts), Ankur Capital How do we feed 10 billion people by 2050? Sounds simple enough? Produce more food, right? Sadly, it isn't as straightforward as it seems. Agriculture is one of the

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Why India is in urgent need for nutrition security

Why India is in urgent need for nutrition security

Dr B Sesikeran MD, Former Director, ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition & a supporter of the ‘Right To Protein’ initiative With India celebrating ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022’, it is an opportune time to relook at the

Policy
Govt announces convergence portal to support food processing enterprises 

Govt announces convergence portal to support food processing enterprises 

Convergence Portal between Ministry of Food Processing Industries and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoAFW) and Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) jointly launched a Convergence Portal between

Technologies
Cargill unveils APAC digital business studio for food innovation

Cargill unveils APAC digital business studio for food innovation

With support from the Singapore Economic Development Board Cargill is partnering with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to launch its first digital business studio in Asia. The studio is designed to support local founders

Sixth State Centre of Coconut Development Board opens at Junagarh

Cultivation, processing, market and export of Coconut growing in India: Tomar The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated the 6th State Centre of Coconut Development Board at Junagadh in Gujarat.