Rice ban export is regulation rather than restriction for food security: India to WTO’s agri committee meet

Synopsis India has defended its export ban on rice, stating that it is a regulation rather than a restriction and is necessary for the food security of its 1.4 billion people. India reiterated its commitment to ensuring food security in importing countries through exemptions granted upon request. The government has allowed exports of non-basmati rice […]

India to face challenges in balancing food security with sustainability

Even as India spends over USD 3 billion annually on agricultural innovation, of which only 4 percent has environment and social sustainability objectives, the country will continue to find it challenging to balance food goals without severe damage to its environment, according to a report. India spends over USD 3 billion annually (USD 25 billion for the […]