Millet Production Is On the Rise, and So Are the Pests That Eat It

Millet Production Is On the Rise, and So Are the Pests That Eat It

Ruparao T. Gahukar, Ph.D., of Arag Biotech in Maharashtra, India, Gadi V.P. Reddy, Ph.D., of Montana State University, published a profile of millet insect pests in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management because they saw a need for information on a...
First Food: Business of Taste

First Food: Business of Taste

Sunita Narain, Director General of CSE and editor of Down To Earth writes about the New Publication “First Food : Business of Taste” The 2019 edition First Food: Business of Taste brings you the knowledge of livelihoods that connect to First Food. It is...
Millet revolution: Important to debate implementation

Millet revolution: Important to debate implementation

Dwiji Guru, a Bengaluru-based independent researcher, and consultant for sustainable food systems writes about the trade-off between retaining nutrition and ease of processing in the Millet industry Here is an excerpt from the article : In order to derive maximum...
MHRD asks states to include millets in midday meals

MHRD asks states to include millets in midday meals

The MHRD has told the state governments to send their current food menu for midday meals and to submit an action taken report on instructions to introduce millets. The circular issued by MHRD reads: “Jowar (Great millet), Bajra (pearl millet), Ragi (finger millet),...
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