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In order to motivate to motivate farmers to add value to their products thereby increasing the agricultural and horticultural yeild, the industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has called for setting up agri-clinics in each district of Punjab and Haryana.

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Scientists at the Indian Statistical Institute, Giridih centre stated that the effect of nanotechnology on agriculture could generate some interesting results.

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)’s new initiative called mKRISHI, a mobile agro-advisory system that allows farmers to send queries to agricultural experts in their local languages through a mobile and receive personalised advice or relevant information in the local language.

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Soon, farmers and traders in Gujarat will be able to see commodity rates on their cell phones. Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) has partnered with Impetus Technologies to launch a service called Mandi Bhav, through which its users will receive information about trading platform, weather information and expert advice in rural areas of the country.

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Monsanto, a provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products has launched a project SHARE (Sustainable Harvest – Agriculture, Resources, Environment) in association with NGO Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals (ISAP). The project SHARE is a sustainable yield initiative to improve farmer lives in India, as part of its global three-point commitment to help increase global food production in the face of growing demand, limited natural resources and a changing climate.

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The State Government of Haryana has decided to confer ‘Kisan Awards’ for those leading farmers of the state who make outstanding contribution to agriculture production at the state, district and block levels during the year 2008-09.

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Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will now offer a programme on Agriculture Policy to empower them with preliminary knowledge in the field. Conducted by IGNOU School of Agriculture, the six-month long certificate programme on Agricultural policy, will cover various aspects essential for policy formulation in the farm sector.

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MIMOS, Malaysian applied research agency has signed a deal with Felda Agricultural Services (FAS) to develop the world’s first intelligent plantations. Under this partnership new applications for FAS would be developed based on its Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) sensor technology, semantic technology, wireless technology and grid computing technology platforms.

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) in Nairobi to unlock credit and financing for small-scale farmers and agribusinesses across sub-Saharan Africa.

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An AIM-listed private equity and consulting company, Origo Sino

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