India may stop producing raw sugar after export aid is scrapped

India may stop producing raw sugar after export aid is scrapped

The absence of India in the raw sugar market may allow Brazil, Thailand and Australia to boost shipments to refiners from the Middle East to Bangladesh
India’s total rice output unlikely to fall below 100 million tons

India’s total rice output unlikely to fall below 100 million tons

Rice production unlikely to slip despite some impact on kharif crop in few states, due to rains following cyclone Hudhud
Govt to import potatoes to curb rising prices

Govt to import potatoes to curb rising prices

Agriculture secretary Ashish Bahuguna said that the government has decided to import potatoes and cooperative Nafed would soon float tenders
FAO says small farms key to removing hunger

FAO says small farms key to removing hunger

Small farms produce a higher share of the world’s food relative to the share of land they use, the report noted
Rice crop seen shrinking by FAO on weather, end of Thai subsidy

Rice crop seen shrinking by FAO on weather, end of Thai subsidy

Worldwide output of milled grain will probably drop 0.4% to 496.4 million metric tonnes in the 2014-2015 season from a year earlier, says FAO
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