Time is ripe for Goa’s own green revolution

Vivek Menezes | Jul 27, 2014,

Some good news earlier this week, as it was learned that proposals to the government agriculture department to construct greenhouses have gone up an amazing 700% this year.

It is expected that at least 40 new farming ventures will be established with state assistance in 2014, bringing close to 30,000 sq m newly under cover of “polyhouses” or greenhouses suitable for growing high-value “exotic” vegetables like red and yellow peppers (capsicum), lettuce and broccoli.