User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Feb 13 2019 20:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Union Science & Technology Minister to inaugurate North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC) at Dharwad 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) KSNDMC and University of Agriculture Sciences, Dharwad have decided to create synergies in the institutional efforts by establishing a new Center of IMD called “North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC)” at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Development and welfare must go hand-in-hand: Vice President 9.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that development and welfare must go hand-in-hand and emphasized that environmental sustainability and development are not mutually exclusive.
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Journey of Sustainable Growth and Change: Workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) inaugurated 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A Workshop on MoEFCC-Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) was inaugurated today in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra,  Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC).
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Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study 5.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study
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'Hindu Kush Himalaya region is hotspot for climate change' 4.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Glaciers are melting all across the region.'
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  Farmers’ Welfare is an integral part of New India: - Radha Mohan Singh 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
               Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh, while addressing the conference of Vice Chancellors of State Agriculture Universities and Directors of ICAR institutes in Pusa, New Delhi, said that in the "Sabka Sath - Sabka Vikas" mantra of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Farmers’ Welfare is an integral part of New India.
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Bring in structural changes to make agriculture resilient, sustainable and profitable: VP 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for introduction of structural changes through policy interventions to bring in a positive bias towards agriculture and make it resilient, sustainable and profitable.
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India born, Dr. Rattan Lal honoured with 2019 Japan Prize 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 16 (NewsVoir): Central to its deep commitment to honor the most innovative and meaningful advances worldwide, The Japan Prize Foundation today announced the laureates of the 2019 Japan
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Agricultural Project with FAO 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The government has launched a Global Environment Facility (GEF) assisted project namely, “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environment benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) during September, 2018 in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely (i) Madhya Pradesh : Chambal Landscape, (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape, (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape, (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape and v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape.
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India submits Sixth National Report to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India today submitted its Sixth National Report (NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) .The report was submitted online to the CBD Secretariat by the Union Environment Minister, Dr. HarshVardhan, during the inaugural session of the 13th National Meeting of the State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) organized by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), New Delhi.
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Cabinet approves Submission of India's Second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Submission of India's second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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Mizoram, Assam facing major climate threat: Study 26.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram, Assam facing major climate threat: Study
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Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study 23.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study
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As agriculture turns uneconomic, farmers turn daily-wagers for survival 21.12.2018 Sify Finance
Ram Avatar and Kota Ramadevi are farmers in the agrarian country that is India, living thousands of kilometres away from each other but there is a common factor that binds them. Both are struggling to earn their daily bread and butter despite owning agricultural land.
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Global meet on climate change under way at AAU, Jorhat 15.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Global meet on climate change under way at AAU, Jorhat
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Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference
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Impact of changing weather patterns on agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the Ministry of Earth Science, there is no evidence of change in weather pattern over the country. However, there have been extreme weather events in the recent past including extended dry periods, floods, hailstorms, cyclonic rains and winds etc., which caused damage to standing crops and ultimately poor yield of crops.
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