User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Oct 17 2018 10:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change endangers world heritage sites 17.10.2018 Rediff: News
From Venice and the tower of Pisa, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday.
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AAU-Norwegian govt to collaborate on climate project 11.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
AAU-Norwegian govt to collaborate on climate project
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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Minister of State for Commerce attends India–West Africa conclave in Nigeria 9.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Niger has appreciated India’s support to build Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre in Niamey           Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, C. R. Chaudhary, is leading the Indian delegation to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)- EXIM Bank, Regional Conclave on India-West Africa Project Partnership being held in Abuja, Nigeria on 8th – 9th October 2018.
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Sustainable production can be achieved through organic farming by way of improvement in soil health and fertility: Radha Mohan Singh 8.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that organic farming has the potential to provide livelihood to farmers and create employment opportunities for rural and urban people.
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Dissent is welcome, but disintegration is not: Vice President 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has been unequivocal in its commitment to the preservation and protection of human rights globally as well as within the country.
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PepsiCo India to enable collection and recycling infrastructure in Delhi to support recycling of used PET plastic bottles 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India’s President and CEO, Mr. Ahmed ElSheikh, along with Mr Ravi Kant Jaipuria, Founder Chairman, Varun Beverages Limited, today met with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change to express the company’s commitment to support plastic waste management in the capital city.
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CSIR-NEIST celebrates foundation day 27.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CSIR-NEIST celebrates foundation day
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Massive capital flow needed to boost India's transition to renewable energy 26.9.2018 Sify Finance
Conditions have to be created for the infusion of capital needed to accelerate the transition to renewable sources of energy, according to a panel of experts.
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Vice President returns after successful visit to Serbia, Malta and Romania 21.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu was on an official Visit to Serbia, Malta and Romania from September 14-20, 2018 and returned today after a successful official visit. The visit was characterised by extremely cordial discussions with Heads of Governments, PMs and other senior political leaders.
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Experts suggest organic, green tea production in Tripura 19.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Experts suggest organic, green tea production in Tripura
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Mahindra commits to become carbon neutral company by 2040 14.9.2018 Sify Finance
Mahindra & Mahindra, India's leading manufacturer of utility vehicles and part of the $20.7 billion Mahindra Group, on Thursday announced its commitment to become a carbon neutral company by 2040.
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Microsoft 'AI for Earth' programme selects 7 grantees from India 4.9.2018 Sify Finance
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Wheat genome unravelled: can help in dealing with climate change 31.8.2018 Sify Finance
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Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, Kathmandu, Nepal (August 30-31, 2018) 31.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
We, the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Chief Advisor of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Prime Minister of Nepal, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, met in Kathmandu on 30-31 August 2018 for the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit; and Reaffirming the firm commitment to the principles and purposes of BIMSTEC as enshrined in the 1997 Bangkok Declaration; Recalling the Third BIMSTEC Summit Declaration (Nay Pyi Taw, 4 March 2014) and the BIMSTEC Leaders’ Retreat Outcome Document (Goa, 16 October 2016); Affirming the solemn commitment to making the Bay of Bengal Region peaceful, prosperous and sustainable by building on our common strengths through our collective efforts; Being convinced that geographical contiguity, abundant natural and human resources, rich historical linkages and cultural heritage present great ...
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‘Challenges to meet world food requirement in 2040 mammoth’ 27.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Challenges to meet world food requirement in 2040 mammoth’
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Nagaland Cabinet sub-committee on women’s reservation formed 25.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland Cabinet sub-committee on women’s reservation formed
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Gender Equity & Water Management program for govt. officials of Telangana inaugurated by Chief Secretary 20.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 20 (NewsVoir): A two-day Management Development Programme on Gender, Equity and Water Management aimed at building the capacity of Engineers in the Department of Irrigation and CAD to
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International team of scientists including 18 Indian scientists decode complex wheat genome 18.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In a major scientific breakthrough, a team of international researchers, including 18 from India decoded the wheat genome, considered insurmountable so far. The information generated will help to identify genes controlling complex agronomic traits such as yield, grain quality, resistance to diseases and pests, as well as tolerance to drought, heat, water logging and salinity.
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Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare proposes to United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization to declare an upcoming year as “International Year of Millets” 16.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has written to the Director General, United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) and proposed the declaration of an upcoming year as “International Year of Millets”.
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