User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Sep 18 2019 11:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cloning has turned tea varieties vulnerable 18.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cloning has turned tea varieties vulnerable
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People must participate actively in governance process to fast-track development: Vice President 10.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that people of the country must be active participants in governance to fast-track the process of development. He said that merely enacting legislations would not create solutions to problems and stressed that laws must be backed by political skill and administrative will.
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Tea-growing regions of NE experiencing decline in annual rainfall 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tea-growing regions of NE experiencing decline in annual rainfall
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Vice President calls for National Innovation Movement; 6.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for creating a National Innovation Movement to promote path-breaking ideas and innovations that improve the living conditions of the people and generate wealth.
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Van Mahotsav celebrated 3.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Van Mahotsav celebrated
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BAN on GM CROPS 2.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Bt. cotton is the only Genetically Modified (GM) crop approved in 2002 by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for commercial cultivation in the Country and, therefore, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops are banned in India.
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Vice President calls for out-of-box solutions to address challenges faced by common man; 29.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Indian community was built on the foundations of fundamentally tolerant civilization and that the country celebrates religious diversity by upholding religious freedom.
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New Policy for Women Empowerment 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has prepared the draft National Policy for Women after considering suggestions/comments received from stakeholders. The Draft envisions a society in which, women attain their full potential and are able to participate as equal partners in all spheres of life.
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Insurance Cover for Risk-Prone Crops 21.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Government has conducted several studies to measure and quantify the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture. Extensive field and simulation studies were carried out in agriculture and allied sectors by several network centers consisting of ICAR Institutes such as Indian Agricultural Research Institute at New Delhi, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture at Hyderabad, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore etc. and State Agricultural Universities, located in different parts of the country.
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Include Yoga in school curriculum to combat lifestyle diseases and ensure physical fitness and mental equilibrium: Vice President 21.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for popularizing Yoga and making it part of the school curriculum to promote healthy lifestyles and combat growing incidence of non-communicable diseases in the country.
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Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind To the Members of both the Houses of Parliament assembled together 20.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Honourable Members, 1.   I am pleased to address the first joint sitting of Parliament after the election of the 17th Lok Sabha, in the year commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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Diversifying crops will mitigate climate impact in India: Study 18.6.2019 Sify Finance
Diversifying the crops in India can be an effective way to adapt its food-production systems to the growing influence of extreme climate change, said US researchers including Indian-origin.
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India will lead by example in combating desertification: Union Environment Minister 17.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Environment Minister today said that we as a country make targets not under any global pressure but for our own country’s real sustainable development, and as in the past India will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification.
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Meghalaya plants 1.5 million trees on World Environment Day 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya plants 1.5 million trees on World Environment Day
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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PRESS COMMUNIQUE 31.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Union Council of Ministers:-   Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister and also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; and All important policy issues; and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
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Traditional food systems evolved over a period time has proved to be healthier, more balanced and nutritious: Vice President of India 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The International Day for Biodiversity (IDB)2019 was celebrated all over the country today by different States and various organizations. The national level celebrations of the day were held at the Kalaivanar Arangam in Chennai with enthusiastic participation of various stakeholders.
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity; 19.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for increasing the acreage and productivity of pulses for achieving self-sufficiency and urged agricultural universities to step up research on improving their yields.
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India sets the tone at COP meetings of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions held in Geneva. 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The joint meetings of three conventions on chemicals and waste that is the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal  (COP 14) was held along with the ninth meeting of the COP to Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the ninth meeting of the COP to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
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