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Valargro conducts 2-day meet on “Future of Farming” in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, May 26 (UNI) Valargro, a global leader in the field of biostimulants and other specialty nutrients for plants onducted a two-day meeting on “Future of Farming here on Saturday.
Valagro India has base at Hyderabad and operates in India out of Hyderabad.
Valagro Group Chief Operating Officer, COO Dr Prem Warrier, BSF India Limited CMD Dr Raman Ramachandran, Valagro India Country Manager Lucas Fornara and Dr Alberto Piaggesti, Director, R&D, Valagro were participated in the inaugural function.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Prem Warrier, an agricultural scientist said "world population is expected to touch 9.8 billion in 2050 and global food production must increase 79 per cent by 2050 to meet the future needs,".
"The annual cereal production must rise by 42 and beef production 100 per cent. There will be a 19 per cent increase of agricultural water consumption by 2050". he added
"We need to produce 70 per cent more food, 50 per cent more water and 30 to 40 per energy by the year 2050," he said.
"But, the agricultural productivity will slow to 1.7 per cent. We need USD 84 billion in investment to meet the growing needs," he stressed.
Dr Prem said not only the world population growing by leaps and bounds but the longevity of the people is increasing, so we need to feed more people and that means we need to produce more food.
"And that is the big challenge to the farming community in the world," he added.
"In the complex context of the effects of climate change, scarcity of fundamental resources and low land yields, how can agriculture constantly become more productive and efficient to produce additional food for an ever-growing world population in a sustainable way?”, Dr Prem said.
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Manipur High Court suspends disqualification of MLA by Speaker

Manipur High Court suspends disqualification of MLA by Speaker

10 Jul 2020 | 8:33 PM

Imphal, Jul 10 (UNI) A division bench of Manipur High Court of Justice Lanusungkum Jamir and Justice Ahanthem Bimol Singh today suspended the order of the Speakers' Tribunal which disqualified T Robindro as Member of the Legislative Assembly.

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Vikas father justifies encounter, not to attend cremation

10 Jul 2020 | 8:28 PM

Kanpur, Jul 10 (UNI) Ailing father of the most wanted Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter with STF on Friday morning, has vindicated the police action on his son and praised chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

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Bengal records highest confirmed Covid cases on Friday;Toll rises to 880

10 Jul 2020 | 8:25 PM

Kolkata, Jul 10 (UNI) Bengal recorded 1198 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, the highest so far on a single day today taking the tally to 27,109, while the toll jacked up to 880 with 26 more deaths,
According to the latest State Health Department bulletin, the count of discharged accounted for 17,348 with 522 recovering today.

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East Godavari COVID tally reaches 2676

10 Jul 2020 | 8:25 PM

Kakinada, Jul 10 (UNI) Kakinada urban and rural mandals have recorded 66 fresh corona cases while in Uppada Kothapalli mandal alone 25 tested positive on Friday, taking the East Godavari district total tally to 2676 , official sources said.

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Health Dept is in process of procuring necessary medicines to treat COVID-19: Rane

10 Jul 2020 | 8:24 PM

Panaji, Jul 10 (UNI) Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday said that
Halth Department is in the process of procuring the necessary medicines to treat COVID-19.

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