Exploring the Top Millet Consumption Trends in Current and Future Context

Millet Consumption Trends

Millet Consumption Trends: Millet is a group of small-seeded grasses that are widely cultivated for food in various parts of the world. They are known for their resilience and adaptability, thriving in arid and drought-prone regions. Due to their superiority, now termed as Nutri-Cereals. Millets are also highly nutritious, providing a range of vitamins and … Read more

MIIRA: India’s Initiative to Promote Millets at the International Level

MIIRA

What is MIIRA? MIIRA stands for ”Millet International Initiative for Research and Awareness. India introduced a draft on MIIRA which was placed during the first Agriculture Deputies Meeting under the Agriculture Working Group (AWG), G20 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Feb 13-15, 2023. Before, going into details of MIIRA, let us understand why this initiative … Read more

Millet Value Chain Analysis for the Millet Entrepreneurs | Millet Advisor

Millet Value Chain

Millet Value Chain Analysis: To understand the millet value chain from farm to plate, we need to see the activities carried out under production, processing, marketing, and consumption. Each activity needs to be analyzed considering the parameters. The parameters considered under production are the types of millets grown in different states of India, the land … Read more

Millet Conservation for Future Generation is the need of the hour

Millet Conservation

Strategies for Millet Conservation: Selective utilization of specific crops and varieties in these modern days has threatened the agro-biodiversity leading to the loss of many potential landraces and subsequently affecting the nutritional security of the people. The only way to conserve the millet landraces is to bring them into use and build a viable ecosystem … Read more

International Year of Millets 2023: India taking the Lead

International Year of Millets

International Year of Millets: Since 21st June 2015, the International Year of Yoga is celebrated annually across the world. India took Yoga internationally and in the same way, 2023 has been declared the International Year of Millets. That happened when 72 other countries supported the proposal of India to the United Nations. It is a … Read more

Mapping and Exchange of the Good Practices (MEGP) for Millets Mainstreaming in Asia and Africa

Millets Mainstreaming in Asia and Africa

The proposal of India supported by 72 countries and the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to declare 2023 as the International Year of Millets on 5th March 2021 was a great achievement. India is at the forefront in popularising millets at the international level and this has also increased its responsibility. On 19th July 2022, … Read more

Odisha Millet Mission: Best model setting example at the National Level

Odisha Millet Mission

Odisha Millet Mission : Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha is one of the unique projects in the agriculture department which focuses on improved production of Nutri-cereals, local consumption, procurement under MSP, and distribution through PDS. The mission is initiated in the financial year 2017-18. The mission has been successfully … Read more

Big Announcement for Millets in the Agriculture Budget 2022 – Millet Advisor

Millets in the Agriculture Budget 2022

Millets in the Agriculture Budget 2022: India taking the lead role in the upcoming celebration of the International year of Millets-2023. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution proposed by India and backed by more than 70 countries. It will help to ensure food security, nutrition, farmer livelihoods and incomes, poverty eradication, and … Read more

The Millet Movement in India Coffee Table Book is available in Stores

The Millet Movement in India

The Millet Movement in India: It was the day when I was witnessing the first video of the Millet movement in India Coffee Table Book in an event ”Nutri-Cereals Multi Stakeholders Mega Convection 3.0 held at Hyderabad which was jointly organized by Nutrihub, ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research and the Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) in … Read more

A Call for your valuable Action for SKOCH Award: Odisha Millet Mission

SKOCH Award Odisha Millet Mission

Skoch Award 2021: Odisha Millet Mission Odisha Millet Mission is a wonderful initiative taken by the Government of Odisha which has created a place in the heart of the tribal farmers of Odisha. It started in the year 2017 and till now it has not turned back. I must say it is the efforts taken … Read more